15. XML Element Naming
XML elements are required to follow these naming rules
- Name can contain, letters, numbers and other characters
- Names must not start with a number or punctuation characters
- Names must not start with the letters xml (or XML or Xml)
Any name can be used, no words are reserved but it is recommended to make names descriptive.
Names with underscores enhance legibility but are optional. It is recommended to avoid using the
period "." in element names.