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Other Approaches to Schemas for XML

As described in the February 2005 issue of CPU - Computer Power User magazine.

The following links provide information on the historical antecendents to the XML Schema - and information about alternatives developed outside the auspices of the World Wide Web Consortium.

A) XML-Schema Related

The following proposals were submitted to the W3C as proposals for an official schema language (the links go to W3C notes documenting the proposals).

B) Independent Schema Approaches

The following schema approaches were developed independent of the W3C:

C) Articles Comparing/Contrasting Different Approaches

D) Discussion of Problems with XML Schema