Document Style Semantics and Specification Language

Two parts: SGML Tree Transformation Process
and SGML Tree Formatting Process

System independent

Specifications separate from SGML documents

Specifications work with classes of SGML documents

Both batch and interactive (WYSIWYG)

Specification language not programming language

But, much too complex for the Web ...

Possible solution is the DSSSL-Lite subset of DSSSL

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