On Wed, 4 Nov 1998 17:09:45 GMT Sebastian Rahtz said:
>it was a joke. i was simplying that rendering of abstract things like
>`quoted text' need not involve quote marks; and that SGML/XML markup
>of abstract markup is much easier to parse than TeX....
The relevant comparison in this case is with _LaTeX markup_
  ( TeX could parse SGML/XML as easily as any other program :-)
But, of course, LaTeX is more friendly to the user than HTML
   -- that's the penalty one has to pay ...


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