a grandiose but (hopefully) practical idea

Curtis Clark jcclark at CSUPOMONA.EDU
Tue Mar 13 17:06:02 CST 2001

At 01:24 PM 3/13/01, Jim Croft wrote:
>The XML specs are all on w3c.org - a good read for anyone interested
>managing biological data...  :)

I want to second this. XML rocks, and not just for databases. Journal
articles should be in XML--it makes searching so much easier.

>We have been experimenting with ABRS on marking up, managing and
>delivering the _Flora of Australia_ as an XML database and the results
>are really encouraging.

Do you have a published custom DTD?

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