Peter Flynn writes:
> Simon writes:
> > >Alas not even for the Web. Panorama has been available for four or
> > >five years at least, maybe more.
> > Yes, and SGML has been generally scorned as a Web format for four or five
> > years at least, maybe more.
> Yes, it was never designed as one, and speeds to do it justice have
> really only been available in the last two years. XML should prove
> far faster and easier. My point was just that to say these facilities
> were unavailable before XML simply isn't true.
They were unavailable to me and to other Linux users.
Ironically, I can now view MS Word 97 documents on my Linux box (using
the new, free version of WordPerfect for Linux released last
Thursday), but I still cannot view an SGML document + stylesheet using
an out-of-the-box software package.
All the best,
David Megginson [log in to unmask]