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SGML

Standard Generalised Markup Language. The international standard (ISO) for specifying the structure and content of electronic documents, and identifying elements in a text document which can interpreted by other markup languages—e.g., HTML, XML, DHTML.
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Example 14, for example, shows SGML markup that extends HTML to support a number of document services: indexes, tables of contents, next and previous links, and so on.
Donovan has presented the most touted concepts of SGML without getting stuck in the details of the language.
Because of this changeover to SGML, Grolier can now publish information months earlier than before.
The authors have included a diskette containing a variety of fields and freely available software that the authors consider useful in the study of SGML.
To further complicate things, the chapter then detours to a discussion of IBM's Generalized Markup Language (GML), the 1960s-era precursor to SGML; shows the reader a seven-page example Document Type Definition (DTD); and offers a brief summary of SGML and the Internet.
As SGML gains acceptance in the workplace, training becomes very useful.
You will notice the differences between the books in the audiences they target, the extent of their coverage of the syntax of SGML, and the additional topics each covers.
Therefore, SGML documents can be easily exchanged among most computers.
You might consider attending an SGML course such as the SGML Tutorial series sponsored by the Graphic Communications Association (GCA); the book explains how to contact the association.
Goldfarb's work with the International Standards Organization to create the ISO-8879, SGML (Standardized General Markup Language), adopted in 1986.
SGML (Standard Generalized Markup Language) or XML (Extensible Markup Language) give them the most adaptable base for modifying the data, and the best ROI," Skurnik observes.
Although SGML is the basis of many of the viewer's functions, SGML is not directly visible to end users.