A set of markup declarations that define a document type for the SGML-family of markup languages (e.g., XML and HTML). Newer XML Namespace-aware schema languages (e.g., W3C XML and ISO RELAX NG) have largely superseded DTDs.
Key Features at a Glance Extensibility Can convert documents and data into any valid XML Document Type Definition (DTD) pr schema Support Works with all major versions of Microsoft Word Graphical Conversion definitions can be developed, modified, Interface and debugged through a graphical user interface Throughput A single or series of conversion definitions can be run on one or more flies Other Important Excellent integration with Microsoft Word.
The cornerstone of these efforts is the project to complete the MISMO Version 3 standards--a complete rework of the current XML document type definition (DTD) transaction framework into XML schema, a more advanced architecture with significant technical enhancements over DTD.
An updated document type definition (DTD), functional specification, and accompanying examples are now available, and a number of members--Agence FrancePresse, BusinessWire, Press Association, Reuters, ScreamingMedia, UPI, and Dow Jones' WSJ.
Both the Document Type Definition (DTD), which is a formal definition of what names and structures an application should use to be conformant with the Hummingbird EIP's use of XML (in other words, a kind of API, if you like), and the actual programming APIs, are publicly available.