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    HTML vs XML?

    Hwllo Frnds,


    Plz define difference between HTML vs XML in simple language......



    Thank u,

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    Hello Guys according to that topic i think that HTML is a markup language used to quickly show some way of outcome.The basic purpose of this is to make the static webs.On the other hand XML is a very tight markup language which is not usually used to make content.Its main use is as a tool for developing other markup languages that make the required content.Thanks a lot!!

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    hello..
    There are many difference in between HTML and XML but I mention two points which can separate them. Main difference between HTML and XML is that HTML describes presentation and XML describes content. Second difference is that an HTML document rendered in a web browser is human readable. XML is aimed toward being both human and machine readable.

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    the answers above could work for a test. if you ask for yourself, html has fixed tag names (so that browser can understand them) and exceptions (like some tags that need not to be closed) that makes it invalid xml almost always. xml, on the other hand, can have any tag names you want, but must adhere to strict rules (or else xml parsers will refuse to parse it).

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    p.s. whoever thinks xml is human readable, burn in hell

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    Hi buddy,

    HTML is written using HTML elements, which consist of tags, primarily and opening tag and a closing tag.The XML is well-formed and has strict set of rules. The most salient difference between HTML and XML is that HTML describes presentation and XML describes content. An HTML document rendered in a web browser is human readable. XML is aimed toward being both human and machine readable.

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