[ba-ohs-talk] Fwd: XML.com: Introduction to dbXML
>Recently on XML.com we published Kimbro Staken's introduction to
>native XML databases, which explained the character and uses of
>specialized XML databases. This week, Kimbro returns with an
>introduction to dbXML, an established open source native XML
>The dbXML database offers XPath-based query over collections of
>semi-structured XML documents. Read more about this project in
>Kimbro's article at <http://xml.com/pub/a/2001/11/28/dbxml.html>.
>In his most recent XML Q&A column, John Simpson answered a question
>about DTDs which led to some interesting feedback from members of
>the XML community. In his column this month, John returns to the
>problem, and also speculates as to why names in XML can only start
>with certain characters. Catch up with XML Q&A at
>Carrying on this week's theme of examining successful XML-based
>open source applications, Kendall Clark has taken a look at the
>ScrollKeeper project. For UNIX-like systems, among others,
>multiple and diverse sources of documentation creates a document
>management problem. Building on an application of the Dublin Core
>Metadata Element Set, ScrollKeeper provides an XML-based solution
>for documentation management.
>Kendall's article introduces ScrollKeeper and the Open Source
>Metadata Framework, highlighting ways in which ScrollKeeper can
>be integrated into your own systems. Get your documentation ducks
>in a row at <http://xml.com/pub/a/2001/11/28/scrollkeeper.html>.
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>Introduction to dbXML
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>ScrollKeeper: Open Source Document Management
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