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Name XML Schema Definition
Other names  
Identifiers MIME:  application/xml
PUID:  x-fmt/280
Classification Text (Mark-up)
Description XML Schemas Definition files define the structure, and content of XML documents. They are used to express a set of rules to which an XML document must conform in order to be considered 'valid' in accordance to the particular schema referenced. Full specifications can be found at
Orientation Text
Byte order  
Related file formats Has priority over Geography Markup Language  
Has priority over Extensible Markup Language (1.0)
Has priority over Geography Markup Language (3.2)
Has priority over xdomea (1.0)
Technical Environment  
Supported until  
Format Risk  
Developed by None.
Supported by None.
Source Digital Preservation Department / The National Archives
Source date 02 Aug 2005
Source description  
Last updated 01 Nov 2011
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