A brief history of markup languages

Tony Ibbs | Sunday 10:30 | Ferrier Hall

There's a long history to text markup languages, and I don't think most people know much of it.

I hope to touch (briefly) on at least nroff/troff, SGML, HTML, Docbook, TeX and LaTeX, setext, reStructuredText, markdown and AsciiDoc.

I shall probably curse briefly about wiki markups.

The slides, and extended notes, will be available at

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