W3C XML Schema


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W3C XML Schema

An XML schema from the W3C. It is a superset of DTD, which is the standard SGML schema. Unlike DTD, W3C XML Schema is written in XML syntax, which although more verbose than DTD, can be created with any XML tools. Following is an example of W3C XML Schema statements that define first and last name, followed by tags in actual use within the document. The xsd prefix is defined elsewhere in the schema to refer to the XML namespace that is being used. For information, visit www.w3.org/XML/Schema. W3C XML Schema is informally known as "XSD." See XML schema, XML repository, DTD, XQuery and XML.


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Chapter 15 provides a very useful and concise reference to all of the elements that the W3C XML Schema uses to define components of XML Schema.
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In its role, TC46 will produce a fully documented and unambiguous standard for an XML-based electronic paper format and page description language, appropriate W3C XML Schemas to enable automatic verification of files written to the standard and enable interoperability between existing industry implementations of applications, devices, tools and platforms.