Re: color text?

Gavin Nicol (
Thu, 4 May 95 04:43:40 EDT

>I have to agree with Lou here. *Most* SGML applications
>*usually* emphasize content over presentation, because
>that's often a good design decision, but nothing says they
>*must*. The SDL (Something [semantic?] Delivery Language) DTD
>specifies quite a bit of formatting information, not to
>mention the Rainbow DTD which is almost all style attributes.

SGML did not spring from a vacuum.

SDL has other interesting features, like a CHARSET attribute
(obstensibly for changing font...) and an


set. Rainbow was designed as an intermediary step in conversion from
WP data.

I do not think they are representative of the larger body of SGMLL