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RE: comparitive study between shema and DTD

From: OVERTON, Herty <herty.overton@onechem.com>
Date: Fri, 3 Nov 2000 10:21:18 -0500
Message-ID: <5B025EBE8256D411B2DD00B0D0492AAA56E0E2@ONECHEM3>
To: "'Dan Connolly'" <connolly@w3.org>, "Filipe Garcia" <garcia_filipe@hotmail.com>
cc: w3t-pr@w3.org, robin@isogen.com, xmlschema-dev@w3.org
try the book below. the first few chapters really explains some of this. it
was printed in June 2000 (first edition)

book:
Java and XML by Brett McLaughlin, copyright 2000, O'Reilly & Associates,
Inc.
see http://www.orielly.com/catalog/javaxml


-----Original Message-----
From: Dan Connolly [mailto:connolly@w3.org]
Sent: Wednesday, November 01, 2000 10:51 AM
To: Filipe Garcia
Cc: w3t-pr@w3.org; robin@isogen.com; xmlschema-dev@w3.org
Subject: Re: comparitive study between shema and DTD


Filipe Garcia wrote:
> 
> Dear sirs,
> 
> I'm writing an cientific article (paper) for magazine about the new
> language XML Schema. Thus I would like to know informations about the main
> differences between XML Schema and DTD (XML). In my paper I intend to
> compare both languages (DTD and Schema)using the same particulary
document.
> Do you have documentation about this, that can help me in my research?

Among the "Presentations, guides, and tutorial materials"
indexed at
	http://www.w3.org/XML/Schema

this seems relevant:

The XML Schema Specification in Context
    by Rick Jelliffe, Academia Sinica Computing Centre
    2000-02-24 draft only
    compares XML Schema with XML DTDs, SGML DTDs, HyTime, and perl
regular expressions 
http://www.ascc.net/~ricko/XMLSchemaInContext.html


Also, if you like to "Use the Source, Luke!" you might
like to study a tool that converts DTDs to schemas:

	A Conversion tool from DTD to XML Schema in perl; open source.
	http://www.w3.org/2000/04/schema_hack/

> Can
> you send me a comparative study (between DTD and Schema) based on tha same
> document?
> 
> Thanks very much for your time,
> 
> Filipe Garcia

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