Re: XML vrs SGML tools [was Re: Capitalizing on HTML (was ...)]
On Thu, 19 Sep 1996 21:33:19 -0400, Paul Prescod
>>From my point of view, the problem the end user market perceives is that
>once they make an SGML document they must buy or write an expensive
>conversion program to display it on the Web. If we can win over the browser
>writers, we've solved that problem.
It seems like the two Pauls are agreeing that
1. XML has to be easy for SGML editors (and word-processor add-ons) to generate
and for arbitrary browsers to read. We needn't worry about XML-only editors or
dedicated XML browsers because there won't be any.
2. The browsers need to be able to work without accessing a DTD.
Is that correct?
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