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   Re: [xml-dev] RDBMS DB export

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Jonathan Robie wrote:

> ANSI and ISO are working on SQL/XML, which provides a standard mapping 
> from tables to W3C XML Schema. Here's a good article on SQL/XML by Jim 
> Melton and Andrew Eisenberg:
>         http://www.acm.org/sigmod/record/issues/0206/standard.pdf
> I believe they have added an alternative mapping since this article 
> was written. 

Let's hope so. This was really a mapping done by people who didn't seem 
to know a thing about column names for example. There is no guarantee 
that your column is a valid XML tag name. Actually, a column name may 
contain spaces...

Debasis, I suggest to roll your own.


Berend. (-:


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