Markup systems and the future of scholarly text processing

James H. Coombs, Allen H. Renear, Steven J. DeRose

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Abstract

Markup practices can affect the move toward systems that support scholars in the process of thinking and writing. Whereas procedural and presentational markup systems retard that movement, descriptive markup systems accelerate the pace by simplifying mechanical tasks and allowing the authors to focus their attention on the content.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)933-947
Number of pages15
JournalCommunications of the ACM
Volume30
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 1987
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Computer Science

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