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Re: Why no MAP/SHORTREFs in DocBook?
/ Trevor Jenkins <email@example.com> was heard to say:
| On Wed, 13 Dec 2000, Norman Walsh wrote:
| > All of my experience with minimization lead me inexorably to the
| > conclusion that minimization was a painful impediment to interchange
| > and understandability.
| If it's an impediment to interchange then there's something seriously
| wrong with SGML! :-|
I think it's possible to interpret XML as evidence that there was
something seriously wrong with SGML (though I'm not, in fact, inclined
to interpret it precisely that way myself :-).
Be seeing you,
Norman Walsh <firstname.lastname@example.org> | A man can believe a considerable
http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/ | deal of rubbish, and yet go about
Chair, DocBook Technical Committee | his daily work in a rational and
| cheerful manner.--Norman Douglas