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Re: SGML Question

From: Kristof Dielis <kristof@imotion.be>
Date: Wed, 27 Jun 2001 03:15:33 -0400 (EDT)
Message-ID: <002701c0fed9$02b0bf70$2e05a8c0@dev.imotion.be>
To: "simon timms" <timmssimon@home.com>, "Bjoern Hoehrmann" <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Cc: <www-html@w3.org>
So, if i get this correct, SGML is a concept used to define dtd's which then
are interpreted by programs such as browsers?
Meaning that SGML can't run on its own but needs an external program?

----- Original Message -----
From: simon timms <timmssimon@home.com>
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>; Kristof Dielis (by way of Alan
Kotok <kotok@w3.org>) <kristof@imotion.be>
Cc: <www-html@w3.org>
Sent: Wednesday, June 27, 2001 6:41 AM
Subject: RE: SGML Question


> where is the concept described?  Is there a brief or spec ?
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-html-request@w3.org [mailto:www-html-request@w3.org]On Behalf
> Of Bjoern Hoehrmann
> Sent: Tuesday, June 26, 2001 9:24 PM
> To: Kristof Dielis (by way of Alan Kotok <kotok@w3.org>)
> Cc: www-html@w3.org
> Subject: Re: SGML Question
>
>
> * Kristof Dielis wrote:
> >Being a programmer who codes for the internet, I'm always
> >interested in learning more about the technologies behind it all.
> >Thus, just out of curiosity, I'd like to know what programming language
> >was used to develop SGML itself.
>
> SGML isn't a program, it's just a concept, concepts aren't coded so
> there are no programming languages involved.
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