Chapter 6. XML Conventions

In Chapter 2, “The Basics,” you were exposed to just a small part of XML. This chapter is going to provide you with enough detail to ensure that you are fluent in the basics of XML needed to communicate with Cisco IP Phones. Make it through this chapter and you will be XML-literate. As a bonus, the XML skills you learn here should be relevant to many other applications you use in the future.

XML is a standard way of formatting tag-delimited data. This section describes the applicable portions of the XML specification and points out common errors and tips for building an application.

What is XML?

XML is a standard that is defined by The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), a group that is responsible for or helped create many ...

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