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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Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML)--An early markup language that requires structured tagging.
It is a true subset of SGML, the Standard Generalized Markup Language, a more-than-decade-old standard in use for documenting some of the largest, most complicated systems (nuclear power plants, aerospace, government agencies).
XML is a derivative of standard generalized markup language (SGML), which has been a widely supported standard for 10 years.
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).
In addition to its online presence, Mosby will produce CD-ROM titles and market the system's underlying text files, which use the Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML) to ensure that content remains "media-neutral.
It makes each available in two ways: as images of the original pages (about 4,600), and as keyed-in data encoded in Standard Generalized Markup Language.

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