ISO 8879


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ISO 8879

(standard, character)
The ISO standard defining SGML.
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It was not only the source for the homonymous DTD in ISO 8879, but also, thanks to Anders Berglund's championing of DCF at CERN, it was the source for the World Wide Web's HTML document type as well.
The actual ISO 8879 standard does not provide examples of this, but the SGML language is being used to write formatting in several ways.
The language of SGML contains much strange terminology that presents a barrier to people looking for quick answers from ISO 8879.