XML enables you to use data from more sources and in more ways.
So, why should you use XML? Because today's businesses thrive on data, and that data can come from any number of sources, and in any number of formats: databases, Web pages, spreadsheet files, and e-mail, to name just a few. XML enables you to work with more data from more sources, and to get more from that data. You keep hearing about XML because it's so useful.
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