IN THIS CHAPTER
Designing with XML
XML Web sites
A new era is dawning. The always evolving Web browser is undergoing another major metamorphosis. The lingua franca of the Web is now proclaimed to be XML.
The truth is that XML is an effort to simplify, systematize, and rationalize Web authoring through a set of easy-to-learn and easy-to-use markup commands. The new features are an effort to accommodate the changing face of the Web itself. HTML has always been designed as a markup language. By that we mean that HTML is concerned with providing a document with its structure. The content could be anything. There was no concern with being able to describe the content.
However, as the Internet evolved, the World Wide Web became not only a display medium but also ...