Re: HyTime?

Jim Davis (
Wed, 2 Dec 1992 22:00:14 -0500

Date: Wed, 2 Dec 1992 22:00:14 -0500
From: Jim Davis <>
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Subject: Re: HyTime?

Stephen R Newcomb et al
The HyTime Hypermedia/Time-based Document Structuring Language
CACM vol 34 number 11 Nov 1991 67-83

From what I can tell, HyTime began as a language for describing music
in the mid 80s, as a generalization of MIDI.  HyTIme retains much of
this musical influence in the choice of metaphors.  HyTime devotes
much effort to schedulinging in space and time the appearance of
events (which might be musical notes, might be documents

HyTime documents are available by FTP from in pub/sgml
(Old info, not sure if still true)