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Re: WML vs. XML

From: Bob Jung <bobj@netscape.com>
Date: Tue, 16 May 2000 11:26:15 -0700
Message-ID: <392192C7.4714FC7F@netscape.com>
To: Dietmar.Boie@level3.com
CC: www-international@w3c.org
WML stands for Wireless Markup Language which is based upon XML.  Here's a spec:

     http://www.wapforum.org/what/technical/SPEC-WML-19990616.pdf

Handheld Device Markup Language (HDML) served as the basis for WML.

-bob

Dietmar.Boie@level3.com wrote:

> Could someone please clarify for me what WML is? I know that it is a "Web
> Meta Language" but I would like to know if it is an XML subset, or if it can
> be "read" by XML parsers.
> Any link to further information would be greatly appreciated.
> Thank you!
>
> Dietmar Boie
> Senior Manager Global Web Development
> Level (3) Communications
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Received on Tuesday, 16 May 2000 14:24:22 GMT

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