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tagged text

A text file that contains identification fields (tags) embedded within the sentences and paragraphs. For example, HTML tags describe how the text is formatted for display and printing, whereas XML tags define the meaning of the data. An XML document is a database in textual form. See HTML and XML.

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Tags are typically enclosed within start (<) and end (>) symbols, although other symbols have been used (see XyWrite). See labeled data, tagged tweets, tag and text file.
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Collectively we called these systems "Runoff," meaning that after you authored a properly tagged text file you could "run it off" to different kinds of files or devices.
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It works by translating HTML into XML and then transforms XML into wireless markup language (WML), tagged text markup language (TTML) or whatever markup language is running on the device.