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This page provides an overview of 2 articles related to 'sgml', listing most recently updated content first. Note that filters may be applied to display a sub-set of articles in this category (see FAQs on filtering for usage tips). Select this link to remove all filters.

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The Standard Generalized Markup Language (ISO 8879:1986 SGML) is an ISO-standard technology for defining generalized markup languages for documents. ISO 8879 Annex A.1 defines generalized markup: Generalized markup is based on two novel postulates: 1) Markup should describe a document's structure and other attributes, rather than specify the processing to be performed on it, as descriptive markup needs to be done only once, and will suffice for future processing. 2) Markup should be rigorous so that the techniques available for processing rigorously-defined objects like programs and databases can be used for processing documents as well. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: SGML)

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Metadata related to 'sgml' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'sgml': 56 (3.2% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'sgml' across all Ariadne articles: 270
  • Average number of references to 'sgml' per Ariadne article: 4.82
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'sgml': 1996-01
  • Trending factor of 'sgml': 0 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'sgml':

  1. david houghton (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. judith wusteman (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. laura elliot (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. stephen emmott (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. philip hunter (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Displaying SGML Documents on the World Wide Web

David Houghton discusses a method by which documents marked up using Standard Generalised Markup Language (SGML) can be used to generate a database for use in conjunction with the World Wide Web.

November 1996, issue6, tooled up

Elib Technical Issues Concertation Day

Clare McClean describes a day given over to the more technical issues arising from the Electronic Libraries Programme.

November 1996, issue6, event report

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