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SGML, aka Standard Generalized Markup Language, is a text markup created in 1986.

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The Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML; ISO 8879:1986) is a standard for defining generalized markup languages for documents. ISO 8879 Annex A.1 defines generalized markup: Generalized markup is based on two postulates: Markup should be declarative: it should describe a document's structure and other attributes, rather than specify the processing to be performed on it. Declarative markup is less likely to conflict with unforeseen future processing needs and techniques. Read more on Wikipedia...

Example from Wikipedia:
<lines> <line>first line</line> <line>second line</line> </lines>

Books about SGML on goodreads

title author year reviews ratings rating
SGML for Dummies [With CDROM] William von Hagen 1997 0 0 0.0
Sgml For Dummies Quick Reference William von Hagen 0 0 0.0
PARSEME.1st: SGML for Software Developers Sean McGrath 1997 0 0 0.0

Books about SGML from ISBNdb

title authors year publisher
Developing Sgml Dtds: From Text to Model to Markup Maler, Eve and El Andaloussi, Jeanne 1995 Prentice Hall
Sgml at Work Vint, Danny R. 1998 Prentice Hall

Publications about SGML from Semantic Scholar

title authors year citations influentialCitations
Using SGML as a Basis for Data-Intensive Natural Language Processing D. McKelvie and Chris Brew and H. Thompson 1997 31 5
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