Thank you Ben so much for your reply.
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From: "Ben Liong" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Monday, January 08, 2001 12:01 PM
Subject: Re: related 2 databases
> I believe that XML has nothing to do with GUI or interface or
> whatever you want to do it. The idea of having XML is so that you separate
> the data from presentation format, so that you can implement them with
> You can certainly, on the other hand, make use of XML to generate various
> presentation methods of your choice. For example, let's say you have a XML
> containing a list of books and their titles, you can present them in HTML
> format using XSL / PHP / ASP or other scripting languages as such, or you
> could use the same XML source in a JAVA applet, or design a special HTML
> page for hand held devices. There you see the flexibility.
> As for XML interacting with mysql, I am not entirely sure how it is
> officially supposed to work, but it would probably have been one of the
> ways :
> 1) you extract the data from mysql using some scripting languages with a
> normal SQL commend, and turn the result into a valid XML format file
> 2) you store the whole punch of information, along with the XML tags into
> the database.
> Can someone point out the pros and cons for both methods? and add some
> At 09:21 AM 08-01-01 +0530, you wrote:
> >hi all,
> >pl. let me know how to process a database which is in mysql or so using
> >XML. Also, is it possible 2 create a GUI using XML.