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Nine Rules for Creating Good XML

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HTML allows you to be a little lax, but XML is a sterner taskmaster. James J. Maivald and Cathy Palmer have come up with nine simple rules that will help you to create well-formed XML every time.

Rule 6: Tag Names Cannot Contain Spaces

Spaces in tag names can cause all sorts of problems with data-intensive applications, so they’re prohibited in XML.

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