RE: Wikipedia on XML
> Although originally designed to represent documents with associated > mark-up, XML's use has expanded to include representing computer > languages and arbitrary data. I like this entry However XML was orginally designed to create mark-up languages to represent documents, however other XML markup languages have been created to describe arbitrary data. -----Original Message----- From: Dave Pawson [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] Sent: Sunday, August 09, 2009 8:55 AM To: Pete Cordell Cc: Tim Bray; 'XML Developers List' Subject: Re: Wikipedia on XML On 09/08/09 11:38, Pete Cordell wrote: > Original Message From: "Tim Bray" > >> I think that's accurate but it feels kind of long and klunky. Anyone got >> any polish to apply? -T > > > Here's another bid: I like the approach, not quite 50,000 feet, but pretty high. (I think it still needs Tims 'one liner' for what is XML in addition to this) > Although originally designed to represent documents with associated > mark-up, > XML's use has expanded to include representing computer languages and > arbitrary data. +3. good point Pete. Or does this presume the reader assumes XML was for representing documents? Lens and Mike Kays point well taken on my part. > > Other specifications in the XML family define languages for manipulating > XML > (XSL), defining the valid format of application specific data represented > using XML (DTD, XML Schema, Relax NG), and linking a referencing other XML > documents and fragments (XPath, XLink, XInclude etc.) Good addition if linked to W3C? regards -- Dave Pawson XSLT XSL-FO FAQ. http://www.dpawson.co.uk _______________________________________________________________________ XML-DEV is a publicly archived, unmoderated list hosted by OASIS to support XML implementation and development. To minimize spam in the archives, you must subscribe before posting. [Un]Subscribe/change address: http://www.oasis-open.org/mlmanage/ Or unsubscribe: email@example.com subscribe: firstname.lastname@example.org List archive: http://lists.xml.org/archives/xml-dev/ List Guidelines: http://www.oasis-open.org/maillists/guidelines.php
[Date Prev] | [Thread Prev] | [Thread Next] | [Date Next] -- [Date Index] | [Thread Index]
PURCHASE STYLUS STUDIO ONLINE TODAY!
Purchasing Stylus Studio from our online shop is Easy, Secure and Value Priced!
Download The World's Best XML IDE!
Accelerate XML development with our award-winning XML IDE - Download a free trial today!
Subscribe in XML format