Is anybody working on ...

Paul Prescod papresco at
Thu Apr 30 02:58:48 BST 1998

James K. Tauber wrote:
> > Is anybody working on creating an abstration for preserving formatting
> > information inside or along with SGML documents, in cases where format
> > really is part_of the information.
> I'm wondering if something like this could be done with the Precision
> Graphics Markup Language (see
> with out-of-line links asserting relationships between the precise
> formatting expressed in PGML and the document in a more application-specific
> (eg survey) DTD.

It isn't clear to me why information that the questioner feels is
intrinsic to the document should be linked instead of embedded.

 Paul Prescod  -

"Perpetually obsolescing and thus losing all data and programs every 10
years (the current pattern) is no way to run an information economy or
a civilization." - Stewart Brand, founder of the Whole Earth Catalog

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