Re: Suggestion for HTML Text Format Elements

Jim Hamerly (
Wed, 5 Jul 95 11:48:03 EDT

Amanda Walker writes:

>SGML has its costs and benefits, as does Acrobat. Trying to do both leads
>to something like ODA, which is too complex to actually implement and use
>I'm a great fan of SGML as a means for doing markup--it's great. However,
>not all problems are solved by marked up text.

HTML with stylesheets goes a long way towards encoding presentation
separately from the document's structure and content, and is a MUCH better
solution than ODA.

Jim Hamerly
Digital Style Corporation