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How could SGML help? (was RE: Blueberry/Unicode/XML)

Title: How could SGML help? (was RE: Blueberry/Unicode/XML)

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tim Bray [mailto:tbray@textuality.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, July 11, 2001 2:31 PM
> To: xml-dev@lists.xml.org
> Subject: RE: Blueberry/Unicode/XML
> At 08:17 AM 11/07/01 -0500, Bullard, Claude L (Len) wrote:
> >XML is designed for a short haul timespan. 
> >When you want to design for the long haul,
> >go back to the SGML parent and work from
> >there.
> Len's a person who usually combines reasonable comments
> with amusing, well-crafted, rhetoric.  I'm not sure why
> he's veering into this kind of flamebait these days. -Tim
I for one don't want to flame or be flamed ... just to better
understand what the SGML solution for the "Blueberry" problem would
be and if there is anything in SGML that could plausibly be incorporated
into "XML 1.1" to solve the problem in a more generic way.