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Re: XML *is* SGML

From: len bullard <cbullard@hiwaay.net>
Date: Thu, 15 May 1997 20:18:43 -0500
Message-ID: <337BB5F3.5C9C@hiwaay.net>
To: Bert Bos <bbos@mygale.inria.fr>
CC: Paul Prescod <papresco@calum.csclub.uwaterloo.ca>, w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
Bert Bos wrote:
> Paul Prescod writes:
>  > Bert Bos wrote:
>  > > I know about the TC. It fixes some problems with SGML but it is a
>  > > band-aid. Useful for some people, no doubt, but irrelevant for XML.
>  >
>  > SGML is about to undergo a full revision. Anything that you feel is
>  > wrong with it should be addressed to ISO through your country's
>  > representative or perhaps through a special W3C liason. Then all
>  > SGML-based information systems will benefit from your ideas, rather than
>  > just the Web.
> Maybe I should. But my time is limited and I have too much work
> already, My apologies. I hope there are enough other people interested
> in SGML to do the review.

Cold but so:  most of them are here trying to create an SGML compatible 
with a design created by people who didn't have enough time or 
experience to do it right the first time.

len bullard
Received on Thursday, 15 May 1997 21:19:06 UTC

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