Defining Schemas and DTDs

  • Deborah Kurata


XML allows you to create your own elements and attributes to define data for your Web application. You can basically create your own vocabulary for describing your data. But how do you communicate that vocabulary? How do you validate that the elements and attributes in the XML document conform to the defined vocabulary? This is the purpose of Document Type Definitions (DTDs) and schemas.


Data Type Type Attribute Complex Type Schema Element Location Element 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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  • Deborah Kurata

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