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RE: sgml

Subject: RE: sgml
From: Dan Vint <dvint@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2008 10:59:58 -0800
RE:  sgml
Depending upon the conventions used in your SGML files you might be able to use XSLT to process them. If they were edited with SGML native tools, they probably already conform to the minimum requirements to make them XML. But someone might have introduced some features only supported in SGML.

I think its the XML standard has an appendix that was written by James Clark about the difference in XML and SGML, this would be a good place to start if you wanted to try and use XSLT to process the files.

XML was built as working set of SGML features that most people were using or the tools supported, so you might get away with this approach.

You can contact me off-line if folks don't want an SGML conversation to appear here.


At 09:48 AM 2/12/2008, you wrote:
You're right, this is the wrong list, but I *believe* DSSSL was made for
SGML transformations. Check Wikipedia to verify that. I also believe
MulberryTech maintains a DSSSL mailing list quite like this one; you'll
have better luck there, if it turns out DSSSL is what you need.

(p.s. why are you using SGML and not XML?)

~ Scott

-----Original Message----- From: Rose Rose [mailto:rose2577@xxxxxxxxx] Sent: Tuesday, February 12, 2008 11:43 AM To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: sgml


I know this is not the right forum to ask SGMl
questions, but I am trying to convert one sgml to
another. Can anyone suggest any forum if they know for
these kind of questions? I have looked on the website
and cannot find any.

Thanks in advance for all help.

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