What’s XML Good For?
n XML is suited to the task of unambiguously
identifying complex data structures that may never
be viewed or printed:
n Example of data-exchange:
<transaction>
<time date=“19980509”/>
<amount>123</amount>
<currency type=“pounds” />
<from id=“X98765”>J. Smith</from>
<to id=“X123456”>M. Jones</to>
</transaction>