SQL database table structure for encoding XML documents?

Paul Janssens paul.janssens at skynet.be
Mon Mar 29 16:02:31 BST 1999

Tony McDonald wrote:
> Well, the subject says it all really.
> Does anyone have a structure that works for them that they're willing
> to share? ie

No, but from the top of my head:

tag,   name

uniquekey,   tag,parententitykey,index

ownerentitykey,name,   value

ownerentitykey,index,   data

You don't have validation, but you do have referential integrity, and
you can render back to XML with a simple transitive closure.

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