Re: New XML mailing list

Subject: Re: New XML mailing list
From: Glen Warner <gdwarner -at- ricochet -dot- net>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 3 Jul 2000 13:00:02 -0700

Michael Smith <smith -at- io -dot- com> wrote:

> On Friday, June 30, 2000, Barry House wrote:
>> Can you recommend any resources that clearly explain XML for
>> those of us who could grasp and even use HTML but are still a
>> little muddled on the larger concept of SGML?
> I can certainly point you toward a couple of resources I know
> about myself, but I think if you go ahead and post your question
> to XML-DOC, you'll probably get a better range of recommendations
> than I can provide on my own.


Just one resource that seems to be working for me.

At CodeWarriorU (, they are offering a
free course in XML.

Problem: the text is "XML For Dummies," which didn't actually get
rave reviews at On the plus side, it was the first edition
that got the bad reviews; we're using the 2nd edition.

The course content (i.e., what the instructor has us read before she
turns us lose on the book and text editor) seems good.

Tere's a class in session, but you should still be able to audit the

> Hope that helps,

Yeah, what he said! :o)


> Mike Smith

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