XML Matters, Comparing W3C XML Schemas and Document Type Definitions (DTDs)

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David Mertz

Date archived: December 6, 2016 | First published: March 01, 2001

Many developers expect that XML schemas will soon supplant DTDs for specifying XML document types. David Mertz is skeptical that schemas will replace DTDs, though he believes that XML schemas are an invaluable tool in a developer's arsenal. This installment of the XML Matters column steps up to the challenge of comparing schemas and DTDs and clarifying just what is going on in the XML schema world.

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