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Subject:Evolution of HTML? From:Betsy Maaks <bmaaks -at- FRAME -dot- COM> Date:Thu, 2 Nov 1995 10:45:38 CST
On Wed, 1 Nov 1995 23:29:34, you wrote:
>Today I attended an interesting tutorial titled 'How SGML and HTML
>Fit Together' at the Internet World '95 Boston. It was presented by
>Eric Severson from Interleaf Inc.
>>From the lecture, I felt that understanding the philosophy of SGML
>would make a great difference in the long run, even if you are writing
>only HTML documents right now. In a broad sense, it may include an issue
>of how you manage information on database, web sites or even on your PCs.
>So, I want to know more about SGML. Could anyone recommend a readable,
>understandable book about basics of SGML? I know there were some
>discussions about SGML and HTML in this list before, but I missed
>them. Sorry for any redundancy I am producing.
>And if anyone who attended the presentation today at World Trade Center
>Boston is reading this article, I would appreciate any commnent about
>the tutorial. I thought it was very nice(a little bit expensive, though).
>** Tomohiro Hori **
>thori001 -at- acs -dot- bu -dot- edu
I was researching SGML for nearly the same reason, and asked some experts
here about resources. Here's the list:
Eric van Herwijnen, _Practical SGML_, second edition, Kluwer Academic
Publishers, Boston, 1994. There are some errors in it, but the information
is presented in an understandable way.
International Organization for Standardization, Geneva/New York. ISO 8879:
1986, Information Processing - Text and Office Systems - Standard
Generalized Markup Language (SGML). This is the text of the international
Charles F. Goldfarb. The SGML Handbook. Edited and with a foreward by Yuri
Rubinsky. Oxford University Press, 1990. NOT recommended: is much more of a
reference book for experts than a learning resource.
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