This appendix lists selected sources of SGML-related information.
The World Wide Web is an increasingly rich source of SGML information. We highly recommend Robin Cover's SGML Web Page at
http://www.sil.org/sgml/sgml.html, which has links to a myriad of SGML-related topics, including information on many of the DTDs, FOSIs, and other applications widely used in the government, commercial, and academic arenas, as well as an extensive SGML bibliography. Because the list of Web sites continues to grow, search on
“SGML” using your favorite search engine to get the latest information.
The following organizations and forums are organized around SGML and related topics.
SGML Open, a nonprofit consortium of suppliers whose products and services support SGML. Contact:
910 Beaver Grade Road, #3008
Coraopolis, PA 15108 USA
+1 412 264 4258
Graphic Communications Association. The GCA hosts several SGML-related conferences every year, offers publications for sale, conducts training sessions, and sponsors the GCA Research Institute. For information on services and membership, contact:
100 Daingerfield Road
Alexandria, VA 22314–8160 USA
+1 703 519 8160
The Usenet newsgroup
The following is a useful source of information on the project management methodology whose workflow notation is used in Chapter 3, DTD Project Management :
Mallet, Robert, La Methode Informatique, Hermann, 1975.
The following is a useful source of information on SGML-based systems development:
Waldt, Dale and Travis, Brian, The SGML Implementation Guide, Springer-Verlag, 1995, ISBN 0–387–57730–0.
The following are useful sources of information about technical SGML topics and DTD implementation.
Bryan, Martin, SGML: An Author's Guide to the Standard Generalized Markup Language, Addison-Wesley, 1988, ISBN 0–201–17537–5.
DeRose, Steven and Durand, David, Making Hypermedia Work — A Users' Guide to HyTime, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1994, ISBN 0–7923–9432–1.
Goldfarb, Charles, The SGML Handbook, Oxford University Press, 1990, ISBN 0–19–863737–9.
SGML Open Technical Resolution 9401 on entity management. SGML Open contact information is listed above.
Smith, Joan M. and Stutely, Robert, SGML: The User's Guide to ISO 8879, Ellis Horwood, 1988, ISBN 0–7458–0221–4.
<TAG> The SGML Newsletter, published by SGML Associates Inc. and the Graphic Communications Association. For subscription information, contact:
SGML Associates, Inc.
<TAG> The SGML Newsletter
6360 S. Gibraltar Cricle
Aurora, CO 80016–1212 USA
+1 303 680 0875
Van Herwijnen, Eric, Practical SGML, Second Edition , Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1994, ISBN 0–7923–9434–8.
Wohler, Wayne, SGML Declarations, a series of articles originally in the <TAG> newsletter, now available at
ISO 8879:1986 and other ISO standards and technical reports, available from:
Case Postale 56
CH-1211 Geneva 20