Re: ANSI standards and knowledge representationGio Wiederhold <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Sat, 20 Aug 94 22:20:41 EDT
From: Gio Wiederhold <email@example.com>
To: Erik Sandewall <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: ANSI standards and knowledge representation
In-reply-to: Your message of Thu, 18 Aug 94 17:41:10 +0200
I am amazed that LATEX is being prposed. It is a batch language,
with pervasive stae information, making it hard to manipulate piecewise.
Furthermore. LATEX is just a (very large) macro set on top of TeX.
can be sympathetic to a language that is first order plus:
1. well principled extnsions to allow qualification of various types (i.e.