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Re: [xml-dev] Terminology: vocabulary, grammar, or something else? (Re: [xml-dev] Which latest and greatest XML Standards Should I Use For XML-Grammar-Fortune?)

Graham Hannington writes:

> Terminology question: does one define an XML vocabulary, an XML grammar, 
> an XML language (".... Language language"), or something else?

Colour me old-fashioned, but I prefer the phrase "XML application",
echoing the original "SGML application", because _that_ was defined to
be specified by a syntax _and_ a semantics.

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