At 10:06 AM 8/31/99 -0400, William F. Hammond wrote:
>Don't you really want an SGML language (formally, "application") that
>admits down-translation to LaTeX? There's absolutely no reason why
>you cannot have a markup user interface (MUI) for it that has the look
>and feel of LaTeX.
>The point is that not only do you get the down-translation for print
>in LaTeX but also you can write (in the programming language of your
>choice) translators to whatever other formats you wish to reach. (Of
>course, very clever things in this direction have been done using TeX,
>the program, but I suspect that there is a limit to this approach.)
> -- Bill
Maybe Springer is learning from Elsevier Sciences mistakes. They focused
on SGML for years --- and look what happened to *their* share prices :0!
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