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eXtensible Markup Language (XML)

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eXtensible markup language (XML) - definitions

XML - a generic mark-up language that can be used to structure on-line documents meaningfully.

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Source: Martin Eppler, External, 16-Feb-2009 10:13

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eXtensible markup language - Metadata language used to describe other markup languages. Commonly abbreviated XML.

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Source: Common Sense Advisory, 09 January 2010 10:02:28, External

XML (eXtensible markup language) - A method of sharing data between disparate data systems, without needing a direct connection between them.

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Source: SDG Computing Inc., 13 May 2010 08:38:12, SDG Computing, now offline

XML - eXtensible Markup Language; a subset of SGML defined by W3C.

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Source:, 16 July 2010 09:20:53, External

XML - eXtensible Markup Language; a subset of SGML defined by W3C.

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Source: DataMentors, 28 August 2010 10:20:00, External

XML - Extensible Markup Language - A flexible way to create standard information formats and share both the format and the data on the Web.

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Source: DBG, 12 May 2011 08:52:20, External

XML - Extensible Markup Language allows designers to create their own customized tags, enabling the definition, transmission, validation, and interpretation of data between applications and between organizations. Unlike HTML's focus on just the presentation of information, XML better manages the data and allows presentation in multiple displays (e.g. HTML on a web page or WML on a cell phone, or VoiceXML over a telephone).

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Stibo Systems, 30 May 2011 08:05:47, External

XML - Source: PreANVIL Glossary External

XML (eXtensible Markup Language) is the predominant form for interoperable, self-describing data/content, in combination with XML schema definition language. See External XML has its roots in SGML, the Standard Generalized Markup Language (an ISO standard). The development of XML came about because of perceived limitations in HTML when used as a tool for publishing complex documents on the Web. External.

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Source: Open Geospatial Consortium, 13 July 2011 08:14:33, External

XML - Acronym for eXtensible Markup Language - the markup language used to convey the definition, structure and meaning of the information contained in a document.

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Source: DAMA UK, 20 July 2011 10:26:26, External

XML - Extensible Markup Language (XML) is a structured language, actually a "meta language" that was published as a W3C Recommendation in 1998. It's called a meta language because it's used to describe other languages, the elements they can contain and how those elements can be used. These standardized specifications for specific types of information make them, and the information that they describe, very portable.

Organizations like OASIS and W3C have developed many standards based on XML of particular importance to information security on the Internet, including SAML and WS-Security.

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Source: RSA, 24 August 2011 07:56:09, External

Extensible Mark-up Language (XML) - Extensible Mark-up Language (XML) describes a class of data objects called XML documents which are stored on computers, and partially describes the behaviour of programs that process these objects. XML is a subset or restricted form of SGML, the Standard Generalized Mark-up Language . The goal of XML is to enable generic SGML to be served, received, and processed on the Web in the way that is now possible with HTML. XML has been designed for ease of implementation and for interoperability with both SGML and HTML.

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Source: ElegantJ BI Business Intelligence, 06 November 2012 09:18:54, External

XML - Short for EXtensible Markup Language, XML is a markup language much like HTML, used for encoding documents so they can be read by both humans and machines.

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Jamie Turner, 17 December 2014 10:43:24, External

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