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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 5: Tag Names Are Case Sensitive

Uppercase and lowercase matter in XML. Opening and closing tags must match exactly. For example, <ROOT>, <Root>, and <root> are three different tags.




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