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   Re: [xml-dev] heritage (was Re: [xml-dev] SGML on the Web)

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> Sam Hunting wrote:
> > JITTs promise a way to do CONCUR, DATATAG, and variant concrete
> > syntaxes right -- with great gains in efficiency. 
> One of these days at a markup conference someone will give a
> presentation and an SGML guru will stand up and say "wow, that's a
> completely new concept.  SGML and its users never thought of anything
> like that."

Heck, there's *plenty* of stuff SGMLers didn't invent! Anything it takes
marketing muscle to put over, for a start ;-)

> The "great gains in efficiency" and changes in approach suggest that the
> reinvention process is not a total loss, however.
> And JITTs look fascinating, and Patrick Durusau's on-stage conversation
> with a real live tree at Extreme Markup was unforgettable!

One nice thing about JITTs is that the implementation seems do-able.
Again, see:


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