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Re: If SGML is so great...

>>>>> "G" == Gregory Leblanc <GLeblanc@cu-portland.edu> writes:

    G> SGML is not the assembly language of documentation, it's more
    G> like the C of documentation.  To follow your example, plain
    G> text was the machine language of documentation, followed by
    G> HTML being the assembly language.  

No, proprietary formats like WPD are the machine language, and the
assembly language of documentation is WP "show codes" and I defy
anyone who writes seriously for a living to stand up and proclaim they
use WP or MsWord without _ever_ having to "show codes" --- if you
can read that split screen, SGML is a breeze.

DocBook is even better.  If SGML is C/C++, DocBook is the GTK/QtLib.

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