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   Re: "SMDL"--work in progress

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  • From: Peter Murray-Rust <peter@ursus.demon.co.uk>
  • To: "Adam M. Donahue" <adam@cyber-guru.com>,xml-dev@ic.ac.uk
  • Date: Sat, 13 Jun 1998 01:40:32

At 19:38 07/06/98 -0400, Adam M. Donahue wrote:
>Hi all,
>This is my first posting to xml-dev, as I'm still getting comfortable 
>the XML specification.  However, as an exercise I have begun 


>putting together a first XML DTD (hopefully to be put together) which 
>I'm tentatively calling the "Site Map Definition Language" or SMDL.  
>(The name will most likely change.)

I am afraid that 'SMDL' will cause confusion as it is already used for
Standard Music Description Language - an ISO standard (ISO/IEC DIS 10743).
So you would be wise to choose another acronym.

If it's any consolation, I created an (SGML) markup language called XML
over a year before the current XML name was chosen. I have renamed my
language (to TecML).


Peter Murray-Rust, Director Virtual School of Molecular Sciences, domestic
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VSMS http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/vsms, Virtual Hyperglossary

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