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Subject: Re: [xsl] Looking for "real-world" XML documents
From: "Eliot Kimber ekimber@xxxxxxxxxxxx" <xsl-list-service@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 14 Oct 2014 16:26:57 -0000

The U.S. Pubmed database provides gigabytes of NLM/JATS XML. Certainly
real world.

The U.S. Dept. of State publishes XML versions (TEI) of the Foreign
Relations of the United States, available through a GitHub project:



Eliot Kimber, Owner
Contrext, LLC

On 10/14/14, 10:49 AM, "Dimitre Novatchev dnovatchev@xxxxxxxxx"
<xsl-list-service@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>Do you have any particular examples of XML documents that reflect
>real-world objects/situations? In SQL they use the AdventureWorks
>database, but it is huge.
>What I am looking for is one or more documents that are not too-big
>and can be used for solving non-trivial problems and demonstrating
>XSLT ad/or XPath features. I remember seeing long ago in the xsl-list
>such documents that reflect:
> - a set of books, articles and authors, and an article can have more
>than one author.
> - results of a football league
> - purchase order and invoices and set of products with prices and
>discounts, ... etc.
>But I cannot find these... :(
>I would greatly appreciate it if you can point me to such interesting
>XML documents.
>Dimitre Novatchev
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