> > i continue to believe that there remains a future for a latex-like
> > language,
> It would be useful to know what uses you, and others, see for such a
> language in a world where XML fulfills what its proponents claim for
> it (and some things they maybe do not claim?).
But you can't write MathML, and XML in general has no macros, correct?
It's horrible to contemplate writing in a language without macros.
It's important to be able to write in a language that
1. has macros
2. conveys the semantic information needed for the target language.
Latex itself falls short of 2, but comes closer than anything else I
know. Do you know a better alternative?