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DTD and XML Schema

 
Fisher Daniel
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Dear all,
DTD and XML Schema are used for validate the structure of xml.
When do we use DTD instead of XML Schema and vice versa?

thanks
daniel
 
Arun Prasath
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It depends upon your requirement.
DTD is not an XML document and its limited.
Schema is a XML document and it is extensible.
DTD doesnt support Namespaces but schema does.
DTD doesnt have many datatypes where as schema has 44 built in datatypes. and you can define your own datatypes.
The following Tutorialgives a good idea of Schema and the difference between them.
Hope this helps.
 
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