XML Information Set Requirements, W3C Note 18-February-1999

Rick Jelliffe ricko at allette.com.au
Sat Feb 20 15:52:52 GMT 1999

From: len bullard <cbullard at hiwaay.net>

>> XML-like SGML has been used for years in applications other than
>> publishing: someone told me that Xerox have used an XML-like syntax
>> deliver copier diagnostics to repairmens' PDAs for almost 10 years
>> (Can anyone confirm this?)
>I can confirm they used an SGML-like tagging language for a print
>system.  It was famous for excluding attributes in the design

I know of another *major* printing company who told its customers never
to use attributes (they took a bit longer to program).  People have

But can anyone confirm about the diagnostics?


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