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Working with XML
Reading and Writing XML with the Document Object Model (DOM) : XML terminology : XML document structure

XML document structure

This section introduces the terms used to describe the parts of an XML document, starting at the top level and working down to the smallest parts.
XML documents are made up of two parts, called the prolog and the body.
* XML prolog
* XML body
* DTDs and XML Schema documents
* XML elements
* XML attributes
* XML empty elements
* XML entities
* XML namespaces