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XML: What's it all about?

Schemas are the second component in an XML system

A schema: the second basic component in any XML system.

A second basic component in an XML system is a schema. A schema may sound mysterious, but it's just a set of rules that say what can, and what can't, be in the various parts of an XML data file.

You use a schema to validate your data. For example, a schema can help make sure that people don't enter text in a box where they should put phone numbers.

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