TDWG-SDD XML proposals of Kevin Thiele

Robert A. (Bob) Morris ram at CS.UMB.EDU
Sat Oct 28 17:18:10 CEST 2000

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The Taxonomic Working Group subgroup on the Structure of Descriptive
Data (TDWG-SDD) of the International Union of Biological Sciences
maintains an email discussion list on which there has been recent
discussion of proposals of Kevin Thiele to formulate XML
representations of a minimal controlled vocabulary for taxonomic
descriptive data. The material at illustrates our
efforts to draft an XML Schema from Thiele's draft proposal version
0.3 ("TDD0.3") and illustrate its utility with simple
applications manipulating a taxonomic treatment.

Some of the pieces are best viewed with MSIE5, but any browser should

We'll be talking about this work at the TDWG meeting in Frankfurt
November 10-12.

Bob Morris
Jun Wan

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