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Plain Old XML (POX)

Plain old XML (POX) refers a basic type of extensible markup language (XML) that’s less complex than other types. POX is commonly used in simple protocols and sometimes in combination with other languages. Complex XML protocols are typically used for web services.

What Small and Midsize Businesses Need to Know About Plain Old XML (POX)

Small and midsize businesses can use POX in several ways. XML is a standard by which parts of a document are marked up with descriptive labels. This allows data to be moved, translated, and understood using software that’s based on XML. It’s an easy way to repurpose content or information. For example, product information in XML could be published in different formats, such as a web page, catalog, PDF, etc.

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