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

From: Gavin Nicol (
Date: Wed May 28 1997 - 09:20:24 EDT

>If you invest a lot of energy building a document system around
>HTML, you will be SOL when HTML falls out of fashion. If you
>spend the same energy building a document system on the SGML
>foundation, you can automatically deal with HTML and all its
>variants, XML, or whatever the next fad is. Real SGML tools are

I should note that XML, unlike HTML, is a subset of SGML (not
an application), that still provides generic markup. It does not
allow certain features of SGML that make parsing difficult.

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