|Oracle8i Application Developer's Guide - XML
Release 3 (8.1.7)
Part Number A86030-01
Introduction to Oracle XML, 3 of 27
This manual focuses on describing information that will assist you in building database XML applications using Oracle XML technology. Be aware, that in general, your application will be processing XML documents that are in one of two overall formats:
There are many potential uses of XML in Internet applications. This manual focuses on the following two database-centric application areas where Oracle XML components are well suited:
Content and document management includes customizing data presentation. These applications typically process mostly 'authored' XML documents. Several case studies are described in the manual.
B2B and B2C messaging involves exchanging data between business applications. These applications typically process 'generated' XML documents or a combination of generated and pre-authored XML documents.