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    Describe the similarities and differences between XML and HTML.

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    The Extensible Markup Language (XML) is a way of specifying the content elements of a page to a Web browser. XML is syntactically similar to HTML. In fact, XML can be used in many of the places in which HTML is used today.

    There are coding similarities between XML and HTML. In each case, the document is organized as a hierarchy of elements, where each element is demarcated by angle brackets. As is true for most HTML elements, each XML element consists of a start tag, followed by ...

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    This posting describes the similarities and differences between XML and HTML.