Why I Hate Palmtops (was: Re: SGML, XML and SML)

Eric Bohlman ebohlman at netcom.com
Fri Nov 26 20:26:04 GMT 1999

On Fri, 26 Nov 1999, Mark Birbeck wrote:
> I sort of agree. I think that this is where XSL-FO will come in. XML
> will first be transformed to device-independent layout, and then that
> will be transformed to HTML/XHTML for the Web, WML for the mobile phone
> (for now), PostScript for print, Director for CD-ROM publications, FDML
> (Fridge Door Mark-up Language) for showing on the front of your fridge
> and BOEML (Back Of Envelope Mark-up Language) for developing radical
> ideas.

You forgot SMML (Small Margin Markup Language, not to be confused with
SML) for marking up important mathematical theorems.

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