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Re: Using Amaya to implement a new web language

From: <Irene.Vatton@inrialpes.fr>
Date: Wed, 19 Jan 2000 09:17:09 +0100
Message-Id: <200001190817.JAA22871@tahiti.inrialpes.fr>
To: Chris Cutler <chip@sccs.swarthmore.edu>
cc: www-amaya-dev@w3.org
In-reply-to: Your message of Mon, 17 Jan 2000 21:56:15 -0500."
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> Hi,
> I'm an undergraduate student in the US who's designing a new web language
> as a thesis project.  The idea is to write a very simple, HTML-like
> language which facilitates web page layout (an alternative to the complex
> and not always completely effective tables and frames of HTML).  

Did you look at at the new XHTML profiles and modules. I guess it's very close
to what you plan to do.

> 
> I'm hoping to implement this language with Amaya.  It looks to me as
> though most of what I'll need to do is rewrite the HTML S, P, and T files
> as well as html2thot.c.  
> 
> Does this plan sound feasible?  Am I missing any obvious problems?  Do you
> know of resources that might be helpful to me?  Any and all advice would
> be much appreciated.  

The plan sound feasible and you must have a look at the developer's corner in
 http://www.w3.org/Amaya/User

  Irene.
Received on Wednesday, 19 January 2000 03:17:26 UTC

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