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XML Semantics and Digital Libraries
Found in: Digital Libraries, Joint Conference on
By Allen Renear, David Dubin, C. M. Sperberg-McQueen, Claus Huitfeldt
Issue Date:May 2003
pp. 303
The lack of a standard formalism for expressing the semantics of an XML vocabulary is a major obstacle to the development of high-function interoperable digital libraries. XML document type de.nitions (DTDs) provide a mechanism for specifying the syntax of...
XML <and semi-structured data>
Found in: Queue
By C. M. Sperberg-McQueen
Issue Date:October 2005
pp. 34-41
XML, as defined by the World Wide Web Consortium in 1998, is a method of marking up a document or character stream to identify structural or other units within the data. XML makes several contributions to solving the problem of semi-structured data, the te...
Towards a semantics for XML markup
Found in: Proceedings of the 2002 ACM symposium on Document engineering (DocEng '02)
By Allen Renear, C. M. Sperberg-McQueen, David Dubin
Issue Date:November 2002
pp. 119-126
Although XML Document Type Definitions provide a mechanism for specifying, in machine-readable form, the syntax of an XML markup language, there is no comparable mechanism for specifying the semantics of an XML vocabulary. That is, there is no way to chara...