Re: HTML spec

Dave_Raggett <>
From: Dave_Raggett <>
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Subject: Re: HTML spec
Date: Mon, 21 Jun 93 12:06:57 BST
Mailer: Elm [revision:]
Marc says:

> I haven't had time to type up my feelings in any detail yet, but at this
> point I think that dealing with SGML in general is a complete waste of time
> and that we'd currently be a lot further along if we weren't burdened by the
> SGML baggage we've inherited and are still carrying.  99.99% of the people
> I talk to want to put rich documents online, want control over what it looks
> like, and don't give a damn about semantic markup or distinctions between
> document structure and appearance AT ALL; the other 0.01% are still
> grappling with this whole keyboard-monitor-mouse concept.)

So why don't we lobby Adobe to put in URL based links into its next version
of Postscript and go home now?

Seriously - how much interest is there in a non-proprietary, lightweight
extendable format derived from HTML? Am I barking up the wrong tree with

Dave Raggett