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Several interrelated tasks on XML publishing, creating a successor of HTML and LaTeX formats.
As this is a Science DAO, the main task is to create a replacement of LaTeX, but its subset should also be a replacement of HTML.
HTML is a mess, LaTeX is a greater mess. We have several non-interoperable file formats.
Victor Porton, the project founder, is the author of XML Boiler, an advanced XML processing toolkit, based on his own specification allowing to mix in one file several loosely related XML namespaces.
The action plan (of fixing HTML and LaTeX) is:
This action plan is special, as it is the only proposed feasible plan to fix HTML. Its main advantage is that new tags are to be developed publicly, by third party software developers. In the intermediary stage of no complete new format, the tags will be programmed to be transformed to existing formats, such as HTML, what allows to have some working products in the intermediary stage, to drive the project attention and participation.
Another deliverable of the project is XML Boiler itself, a useful software for many purposes.