Re: Giving up on XML

Subject: Re: Giving up on XML
From: eric -dot- dunn -at- ca -dot- transport -dot- bombardier -dot- com
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2007 10:10:54 -0500

Sean Hower wrote:
>HTML is a predefined DTD. XML is not a predefined DTD,
>you must define your own. This sounds like a better distinction.
> I suppose, with that distinction, DocBook and HTML have more
> in common than XML and DocBook because, really,
> DocBook isn't XML, it's the DTD/schema that defines
> what an XML file should look like. And presentation isn't
> really handled by HTML, it's handled by the browser
> displaying a Web page.

ABSOLUTELY! Congratulations on the best description yet in the thread.

Eric L. Dunn
Senior Technical Writer

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