standard generalized markup language

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Noun1.standard generalized markup language - (computer science) a standardized language for the descriptive markup of documents; a set of rules for using whatever markup vocabulary is adopted
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
markup language - a set of symbols and rules for their use when doing a markup of a document
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Arbortext is one of handful of companies that sell internal document publishing systems for use within large organizations that implement the ISO-standardized Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML).
The system of Standard Generalized Markup Language, used by the Defense Department to create computerized technical documentation, employs specifically defined symbols, usually angle brackets (|is less than~|is greater than~), to flag specific information.
Founded in 1966 as the Graphic Communications Association, IDEAlliance has been a leader in information technology - developing Document Markup Metalanguage (GENCODE), sponsoring the Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML), and fostering eXtensible Markup Language (XML).
In addition to the ASP service, the DLS is available in a wide variety of other formats including the powerful Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML), eXtentsible Markup Language (XML) Hypertext markup language (HTML), MS Word, and ASCII delineated files for database population.

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