SGML: Costwish review, Len Bullard

SGML: Costwish review, by Len Bullard

Subject: Re: ANNOUNCE costwish-1.0
Date: Mon, 22 Apr 1996 15:40:17 -0500
From: (Len Bullard)
Newsgroups: comp.text.sgml
-------------------- Peter: Sincere compliments on the costwish product. I reviewed the pages today and will be writing this up in two reports for my customers as examples of interface design for sgml documents, creation and review of multiple sgml database schemas, and as a good approach for certain types of sgml-centric test tools (e.g., test by inspection). Sincere compliments to Joe English as well for the engines. Nice guys! Beautiful in fact! I will also forward your announcement to an individual in the VRML community who has expressed an interest in learning about SGML. Creating a script for VRML rendering from costwish could be a very effective way to visualize the data as you have done for the molecular DTD, for visualizing an abstraction of VRML types themselves, and as an alternative to the expand/collapse mechanisms of 2D tree displays. costwish makes the point clearly: wall to wall SGML-hub enterprise systems can, should, and will be built. The superiority of the approach over HTML-only, object-oriented only, relational only, or any notation hub style is undeniable. Standard querying and HyTime conformance are the next necessary steps. Again, sincere compliments to all. Len Bullard Loral Defense Systems - East (for 12 more hours) Len Bullard