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What HTML5’s most-discussed benefits mean for DITA

While some of the new features of HTML5 have a direct bearing on its future relationship with DITA (per my previous two posts on the subject, What HTML5’s parsing algorithm means for DITA and What HTML5’s outlining feature means for … Continue reading

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What HTML5’s parsing algorithm means for DITA

“Tag soup” is neither satisfying nor nutritious. This pejorative name describes the form of unstructured HTML that browsers have had to consume since day 1 of the World Wide Web. As the name implies, it is a mixture of markup … Continue reading

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What HTML5’s outlining feature means for DITA

Before XML and SGML, IBM’s Generalized Markup Language (GML) represented document structure in a tag-like way, expressing the semantics of the content while separating that content from the underlying formatting controls. GML’s structural elements included the express heading level tags, … Continue reading

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HTML5 in the world of DITA

My new blender has a programmed mode in which the ingredients initially swirl around just before it goes into a surge of power that brings everything together into something new. HTML5 is like that: buzz about this mysterious upgrade first … Continue reading

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