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XML (Document markup language)

LC control 97007825
LC classificationQA76.76.H94 Computer science
Z678.93.X54 Library automation
Topical headingXML (Document markup language)
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Variant(s)Extendible Markup Language (Document markup language)
eXtensible Markup Language (Document markup language)
See alsoDocument markup languages
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Found inWork cat.: 97-44404: Holzner, Steven. XML complete, c1998: CIP galley (XML stands for eXtensible Markup Language, a language designed to be redesigned by the Web developer as needed for specific tasks. XML is a simple subset of SGML which is intended to bring SGML to the Web. Although it omits many SGML features, it does retain SGML's extendibility, which is why it's called Extendible Markup Language.)
W3C Extensible Markup Language (XML) working draft WWW site, Nov. 2, 1997: abstract (Extensible Markup Language (XML) is an extremely simple dialect of SGML; the goal is to enable generic SGML to be served, received, and processed on the Web in the way that is now possible with HTML. XML has been designed for ease of implementation and for interoperability with both SGML and HTML)
Frequently asked questions about the Extensible Markup Language WWW site, Nov. 2, 1997: XML FAQ (XML is the 'Extensible Markup Language;' it's actually slightly misnamed: XML itself is not a single markup language, it's a metalanguage to let you design your own markup language ... it can do this because it's done in SGML, the international standard metalanguage for markup languages)