re:Multi-Lingual Project Gutenberg (was: Unicode plain text)

From: Pierre Lewis (
Date: Tue May 27 1997 - 08:58:00 EDT

With waivering faith I wrote:

> HTML certainly is an interesting alternative to plain text because it
> is so universal (and, hopefully, with a stable foundation). And it
> allows to include illustrations, annotations, &c.

Coincidently, I was reading last nite (ironically, in "iX", a German
magazine) about XML (eXtensible Markup Language) which, says the
article, could replace (in the mid term) HTML as the lingua franca of
the Web. So much for that idea...

Es lebe plain text! (long live ~)

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