John Palmer ([log in to unmask]) writes:
>  in the short and medium term it is easier to get authors to write
> LaTeX than to write SGML;
and about a million times easier again to get them to write in Word,
as 99% of them probably do :-}
> and  if SGML is ever to have the
> acceptability with authors that LaTeX already has
authors in an extremely limited environment
> publishers will
> need to agree on a common DTD;
Docbook and TEI not good enough?
mind you, I applaud Jorg's suggestion. it may not change the world,
but getting LaTeX's house in order must be a good thing.