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XML

 (ĕks′ĕm-ĕl′)
n.
An international standard metalanguage for creating markup languages that structure digital information in a way that allows for the exchange, display, and storage of data independent of proprietary operating systems and hardware devices.

[Ex(tensible) M(arkup) L(anguage).]
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XML

abbreviation for
(Computer Science) extensible markup language: a computer language used in text formatting
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XML

eXtensible Markup Language: a simplified version of SGML that can be used, esp. on the Web, to create a tagging scheme that allows elements of a document to be marked according to their content rather than their format.
[1995–2000]
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Using W3C XML Schema. http://www.xml.com/pub/a/2000/ll/29/schemas/part1.html, 2001.
The more advanced tutorials walk through procedures for assigning structure to an XML document using W3C XML schema language and transforming XML documents with extensible stylesheet language.
You learn in Part I the essentials of core XML standards: Here you gain an in-depth understanding of valid and well formed XML, document type definitions (DTDs), W3C XML Schema, namespaces, and the Resource Directory Description Language (RDDL).