HTML Publishing [was: Lurker self-introduction ]

Daniel W. Connolly (connolly@beach.w3.org)
Fri, 22 Dec 1995 15:39:45 -0500


Message-Id: <m0tTEFl-0002TvC@beach.w3.org>
To: "Eric S. Raymond" <esr@locke.ccil.org>
Cc: www-html@w3.org
Subject: HTML Publishing [was: Lurker self-introduction ]
In-Reply-To: Your message of "Fri, 22 Dec 1995 13:00:31 EST."
             <199512221800.NAA09004@locke.ccil.org> 
Date: Fri, 22 Dec 1995 15:39:45 -0500
From: "Daniel W. Connolly" <connolly@beach.w3.org>

In message <199512221800.NAA09004@locke.ccil.org>, "Eric S. Raymond" writes:
>
>I am very interested in dual-mode publishing, using the same markup for 
>hypertext and typesetting for paper.  I am accordingly interested in HTML
>enhancements that permit it to carry all the information (in conjunction
>with style sheets and/or rendering filters) needed to do production-
>quality typesetting.
>
>I am heavily involved in Linux development (I co-maintain one of the 
>Linux core libraries, ncurses).
>
>I have a strong background in language, interpreter, and compiler
>design.  I have been thinking about hypertext systems for many years
>and have written or co-written at least three, one of which (VH) is
>still in active use on the net.  I'm also intimately familiar with
>many text-formatting tools, including {gtn}roff, pic, tbl, eqn, TeX,
>Texinfo, and Scribe.

Ah... a man after my own heart.

This reminds me of a set of issues I'm wrestling with regarding
maintenance and publishing of W3C spec. Please see:

Document Management for Web Specs 
http://www.w3.org/team/WWW/MarkUp/SGML/spec-mgmt.html
$Id: spec-mgmt.html,v 1.4 1995/12/05 19:23:42 connolly Exp $ 

Dan