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We did that for the MID (metafile for interactive documents)
in two versions. The original was C++ in markup, moreorless,
the second was the predecessor to XAML, XForms, etc. That
was an SGML language.
It works. I'm not sure what value such things have outside
the usual things markup helps at the cost of verbosity and
the need to map to an ontology at some point.
From: Daniel Schierbeck [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
>> I've been googling around for an XML language that describes source
>> code, but all I've found is an old SGML language. It's mostly out of
>> curiosity, but I'd like to see if there's a simple language that merely
>> marks up variables, constants, functions/methods, numbers, string, etc.
>> Something along the line of
> I remember to have seen an interesting proposal for such a language a
> loong time ago, but, unfortunately, I can't find out where it was...
> I came upon XES http://www.euclideanspace.com/software/language/xes/
> trying to find it back. This is not the one I was remembering but it
> might be worth a look...