XML formats

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This section describes standard USoft XML formats that USoft uses (especially in methods of its XML internal component) for validating and transferring data between repositories.

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Table section syntax

An XML fragment describing records within a specified table.

DML instruction tags

Within a table section, an XML element instructing XML.Import what to do with a record.

Single-table document format

An XML document describing records within a specified table.

Multi-table document format

An XML document allowed to describe records from multiple tables.

usoft-xml processing instruction

A processing instruction telling XML.Import what to do with a multi-table document.

XML representation of date values

A way of representing dates and times in XML.

XML representation of queries

A way of representing SQL query statements (SELECT statements) in XML.

Document Type Definitions (DTD)

A way to express what an XML document must conform to.

Meta-Rows-Fields document format

An XML document describing the structure and output of a multi-table query with compound (aliased) output expressions.

 

See also

XML error message reference

XML internal component

USXSL internal component