various issues

Steven R. Newcomb srn at
Fri Apr 11 15:13:08 BST 1997

>  > [I liked the article by Steve Newcomb - although again it assumed
>  > some familiarity with HyTime in places.  It is clearly a vision
>  > that I would wish to evolve towards though again the mian problem
>  > is education.]
> There is __no__ need to learn HyTime to understand Architectural
> Forms.  HyTime is simply one of many possible base architectures.

YES!  If my article on SGML architectures (see
doesn't make that point clear, I feel duty-bound to underline David's
remark.  HyTime is only one possible base architecture.  Other
architectures can inherit features of HyTime if desired, but there is
no requirement that they do so.

Best regards,


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