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  • Subject: Re: [xml-dev] 10th anniversary of the annoucement of XML ..need help
  • From: Tatu Saloranta <cowtowncoder@yahoo.com>
  • Date: Wed, 7 Jun 2006 09:54:43 -0700 (PDT)
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--- David Carlisle <davidc@nag.co.uk> wrote:

> > some ugly wikis use tags, for apparently no good
> > reason, along with non-tag markup -- if you want
> > cheap-o tags, just use HTML)?
> Unlike XML, SGML's concrete syntax isn't fixed, it
> isn't restricted to
> using <..> syntax for tags, or even any (explict)
> tags at all.
> I just asked google to turn up a link to sgml short
> ref maps and it
> gave me the article that Rick was talking about..
> http://www.xml.com/pub/a/2004/03/03/sgmlwiki.html

Thanks! That does explain it. And I thought I knew
SGML to some degree... but apparently not enough of
its more powerful features that allow full
re-definition of markup.

-+ Tatu +-

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