Legal Name

The basic idea of XML is that you divide documents up into physical and logical structures, and then you give the structures names. There are some rules about these names; first of all, they can contain non-Latin (for example Hebrew or Korean) characters, but they can't begin with the three letters "X" "M" and "L".

The following are legal names:

The following are not legal names:

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