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XML, aka Extensible Markup Language, is a data notation created in 1996.

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In computing, Extensible Markup Language (XML) is a markup language that defines a set of rules for encoding documents in a format that is both human-readable and machine-readable. The W3C's XML 1.0 Specification and several other related specifications鈥攁ll of them free open standards鈥攄efine XML. The design goals of XML emphasize simplicity, generality, and usability across the Internet. Read more on Wikipedia...

Example from hello-world:
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <text><![CDATA[Hello World]]></text>
Example from Linguist:
<?xml version="1.0"?> <gml:Point xmlns:gml="" srsName="urn:ogc:def:crs:EPSG::4326" gml:id="uuid.12b3c8bb-bc8a-4f83-9085-1a5f3280b8ba"> <gml:pos>52.56 13.29</gml:pos> </gml:Point>
Example from Wikipedia:
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1" ?> <xs:schema xmlns:xs=""></xs:schema>

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