[HELP] Finding XML data on the Web

John E. Simpson simpson at polaris.net
Thu Apr 8 05:24:41 BST 1999

At 07:43 PM 4/7/99 -0700, AnHai Doan wrote:
>I have searched the Web but
>found very few XML documents, which are either for very
>small applications, or are interesting, but irrelevant (such
>as Shakespeare work being wrapped in XML). It seems like
>right now there is no "real" data in XML format that are
>available on the Web.

A few months ago, Dave Winer posted the following URL on xml-dev:


(You'll need to reformat it from this e-mail message to get it all on one
line in the browser window's URL field.)

It runs a HotBot search for Web sites serving XML documents. When I ran it
just now, it came up with 800+ hits. Quality and relevance to your research
may of course vary, but it may be useful as a starting point.

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