ISO/IEC 13250-3:2007

Information technology -- Topic Maps -- Part 3: XML syntax

ISO/IEC 13250-3:2007 defines an extensible markup language (XML) vocabulary for interchanging topic maps. The interpretation of the syntax is defined through a mapping from the syntax to the Topic Maps data model defined in ISO/IEC 13250-2.

The vocabulary, known as XML Topic Maps (XTM) 2.0, is not designed to be extended or modified. Ease of human authoring was not a primary design goal, and consequently it is not recommended to edit the syntax directly.

XTM 2.0 is a revision of the XTM 1.0 vocabulary defined in ISO/IEC 13250:2003, which was adopted verbatim from the XML Topic Maps (XTM) 1.0 specification published by TopicMaps.Org in March 2001. The differences between the two versions are described.


General information

  • Current status : Withdrawn
    Publication date : 2007-03
  • Edition : 1
    Number of pages :
  • :
    ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 34
    Document description and processing languages
  • 35.240.30
    IT applications in information, documentation and publishing

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