ANN: XML and Databases article

Steven R. Newcomb srn at
Tue Sep 7 17:00:28 BST 1999

[Ron Bourret:]

> I've written an article about XML and databases -- why you might want to 
> use a database with XML, what are some of the technical issues involved, 
> how available middleware transfers XML documents to/from databases, and 
> what software is currently available to do this.  You can find the article 
> at:
> Comments welcome.

I learned some interesting things from this article, for which I'm
grateful.  Recommended reading!

I was disappointed that the grove paradigm
( was never mentioned, nor was
GroveMinder (  The grove paradigm offers an
ISO-defined meta-DOM to all notations, including XML.


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