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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)

Java and XML by Brett McLaughlin, copyright 2000, O'Reilly & Associates,
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
> Do you have documentation about this, that can help me in my research?

Among the "Presentations, guides, and tutorial materials"
indexed at

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 

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.

> 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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