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   RE: SGML, XML and SML

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  • From: "Julian Reschke" <reschke@medicaldataservice.de>
  • To: "David Megginson" <david@megginson.com>,<xml-dev@ic.ac.uk>
  • Date: Sat, 20 Nov 1999 18:32:18 +0100

> From: owner-xml-dev@ic.ac.uk [mailto:owner-xml-dev@ic.ac.uk]On Behalf Of
> David Megginson
> Sent: Saturday, November 20, 1999 2:14 PM
> To: xml-dev@ic.ac.uk
> Subject: Re: SGML, XML and SML
> Sean McGrath <digitome@iol.ie> writes:
> > Any SML doc is an XML doc but not the other way around.
> >
> > 	SML < XML < SGML
> That gets you into the subset dilemma: all conformant XML processors
> will be able to handle SML, but not all conformant SML processors will
> be able to handle XML.

Why would that be a dilemma? That was exactly the goal, correct?

I really think it would be A Good Thing to have a common name for XML minus
a list of features...

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