The relationships between SGML/XML and relational and object oriented
databases have received some coverage on the XML-DEV list; archives are
available at

Several XML books also discuss this issue.  These too have been
discussed in recent messages on that list.


Michael Fox
Head of Processing
Minnesota Historical Society
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St. Paul MN 55102-1906
phone: 612-296-1014
fax:  612-296-9961
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>From:  Massimo Castellacci[SMTP:[log in to unmask]]
>Sent:  Thursday, April 23, 1998 6:48 AM
>To:    Multiple recipients of list EAD
>Subject:       Re: Naive question
>Hi, all
>With reference to the question from Mrs. Lovelace, could you tell me
>something about the idea of  cousulting a finding aid stored with ad
>RDBMS or ODBMS via WWW with a cgi-bin pogram that generates
>SGML-EAD documents dynamically?
>We are studing a way to do this, and we would be very grateful if you
>could give us some hints.
>Your sincerely
>    Massimo Castellacci
>    Computer Science Graduation Course
>    University of Pisa - Italy
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