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   Re: [xml-dev] When do tags stop being a good idea?

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You said:

>Bob said:
>It's so much easier
>to markup some plaintext to [La]TeX than it is to rough in the DocBook

1) Well...no, it's not, not for me and many like me.

2) But even granting that it is easier, that misses the point.  XML is
not about input, it is about output. Reuse, repurposing, identifying,
categorizing, listing, making behaviors, anon-anon.  [La]TeX is
about appearance.


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