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Name Wireless Markup Language (WML) Document
Version 1.1
Other names  
Identifiers PUID:  fmt/1796
MIME:  text/vnd.wap.wml
Classification Text (Mark-up)
Description Wireless Markup Language (wml) is an XML-based markup language created by the WAP (Wireless Application Protocol) Forum in the late 1990s. It was intended for mobile devices which were limited by bandwidth, memory and CPU capabilities, such as mobile phones, providing text and image presentation, forms, data input and hyperlinks, much like html. WAP died out in the early 2000s. It had been developed and supported by the WAP forum, which no longer exists, and has been subsumed by the Open Mobile Alliance.
Byte order  
Related file formats Has priority over Extensible Markup Language (1.0)
Technical Environment  
Supported until  
Format Risk  
Developed by None.
Supported by None.
Source Stadtarchiv Hof / Stadtarchiv Hof
Source date 22 Nov 2022
Source description 08/2023 (v.113)- Offset and signature modified for the EOF byte sequence to remove floating curly brackets from the signature for consistency.
Last updated 15 Aug 2023
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