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18.4. Choosing an XML Schema

If after analyzing your situation and considering the pros and cons you have decided to move to XML, you will need to decide which XML schema to use. For many organizations, there is not much choice. If you are working with a print publisher that uses the DocBook schema, you will end up using DocBook. If you share a Content Management System (CMS) with another organization, you will probably end up using the same schema they use. And, if you are working in certain industries, for example, aerospace or defense, you may end up using a specialized schema like S1000D.

If you do not have these constraints and are writing documentation for software or hardware products, then your choice will boil down to DocBook ...

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