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.
Given that businesses today have information stored in myriad of file and programming languages, the technology supports file, programming and other presentation formats beyond HTML and XML such as Wireless Markup Language (WML).
Founded in 1966 as the Graphic Communications Association, IDEAlliance has been a leader in information technology -- developing Document Markup Metalanguage (GENCODE), sponsoring the Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML), and fostering eXtensible Markup Language (XML).
PA) today announced that, as part of their strategic alliance and commitment to jointly delivering value to their customers, they will collaborate to support Microsoft's Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML) format in Dassault Systemes' 3D Extensible Markup Language (XML) format.