Re: Plain text vs. markup (was: re:Multi-Lingual Project Gutenberg)

From: Vlado Keselj (
Date: Thu May 29 1997 - 09:16:11 EDT

On Wed, 28 May 1997, Unicode Discussion wrote:

> SGML is explicitly *not* about text formatting. It is about
> marking up documents describing what content *is*, not what to do
> with it. If markup represents typesetting instructions, that
> markup is good for little else. If your markup describes what
> the content is, you have far more options.

I am wondering if anyone wrote an "appropriate" DTD (is this how it's
called, sorry :() and a set of TeX macros to handle it, so that one can
still use powerful TeX formating capabilities and do the markup in *the*
standard notation. (I don't like the LaTeX anyway :)


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