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Which was kind of nice if you wanted to name
the processor or say that a graphic should
be tossed off to CGM this time, or vectordujour
next time. It was simply handy.
At one point in the Hytime work, SGML was
considered just another notation too. It
was an interesting idea made necessary
because in those days, there wasn't one
ring to rule them all and no one even
thought such a thing desirable. Thus,
architectures. XML flattened the world
via syntax unification. That made SVG
possible. That was a good thing.
From: Sean McGrath [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
>[...] could SGML notations do something XML notations can't?
Yup. They could have attributes associated with them.
<!NOTATION foo ...>
<!ATTLIST #NOTATION foo aName CDATA #REQUIRED>