[xmlschemata] Re: Standard DTDs/Templates

From: Eric van der Vlist <vdv@dyomedea.com>
Date: Thu Jun 15 2006 - 12:13:14 UTC

Le jeudi 15 juin 2006 à 05:12 -0400, Parang Saraf a écrit :
> Hey,
> I am relatively new in the XML field.

Nice, XML always deserves new ideas :) ...

> I am designing a database for a
> project on the events recorded from oceans.
> Someone told me that there is an international agency that has defined some
> standard DTDs/Templates for XML and one should design the database according
> to them. My database is storing information obtained from buoys located at
> the Gulf of Maine and the information is like salanity at different depths,
> wind speed and direction, pressure at different depths etc.
> I did some google searching but was not able to find anything related to
> this. It would be a great help if you could provide me with a link to the
> site where they store such information or the name of the agency or
> something helpful.

The problem is that there is no such thing as a central repository of
XML vocabularies.

One of the main news archive are the Cover pages
(http://www.oasis-open.org/cover/) but I did a quick check and they do
not seem to care that much about oceans!

If your post on xml-dev doesn't bring useful answers, I think that you
should rather search among other specialists of your own sector
(oceans): it seems to be very specific and it isn't very likely that
generalist XML experts have been exposed to such applications.

Sorry I am not able to help more than that.


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