[Doc-SIG] XML Conversion Update

Mark Hammond mhammond@skippinet.com.au
Sat, 28 Aug 1999 09:24:04 +1000

[Paul writes]

> I favor a well-defined subset of SGML using basically the XML features
> plus end-tag minimization. That can massively cut down on the
> annoyance
> factor.
> I think that trying to stick carefully to DocBook is probably too much
> work. We should design a Python-ic variant -- just like we do
> with APIs.

This seems to be converging on agreement.

Fred - what is the next step - assuming Paul's statement (or a slight
refinement thereof) is accepted, how do we move forward?  How do we design
the DTD?

Does anyone have enough experience with this stuff that they could make a
first pass?