HyTime compatibility (was Re: HTML spec)

Dave_Raggett (dsr@hplb.hpl.hp.com)
Mon, 21 Jun 93 9:55:47 BST


> I believe the growing pains of HTML can only be
> resolved by evolving to the SGML architectural
> form concept, as exemplified by HyTime. That is
> not to say that WWW architectural forms should
> *be* HyTime, but *a* set of architectural forms
> will provide a baseline for WWW browsers. It
> will be impossible to arrive at a monolithic
> answer for all problems from whitespace to
> tables.

I am exploring what it means to make HTML+ HyTime compatible. Elliot
Kimber (IBM) is helping me in this regard. It definitely looks an
important issue for the long term viability of HTML.

Dave Raggett