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  • From: Paul Prescod <papresco@technologist.com>
  • To: xml-dev@ic.ac.uk
  • Date: Wed, 29 Apr 1998 20:44:03 -0400

James K. Tauber wrote:
> > Is anybody working on creating an abstration for preserving formatting
> > information inside or along with SGML documents, in cases where format
> > really is part_of the information.
> I'm wondering if something like this could be done with the Precision
> Graphics Markup Language (see http://www.jtauber.com/xml/appl/pgml.html)
> with out-of-line links asserting relationships between the precise
> formatting expressed in PGML and the document in a more application-specific
> (eg survey) DTD.

It isn't clear to me why information that the questioner feels is
intrinsic to the document should be linked instead of embedded.

 Paul Prescod  - http://itrc.uwaterloo.ca/~papresco

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