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Conveyance of Logical Intent Without Tags

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000034607D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-27

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Barker, BA Edel, TR Stark, JA [+details]

Abstract

Data Objects can be defined independently of any logical semantic. The binding of a presentation area, possessing logical intent, to data objects that are defined intent independent allows the same data to assume different document characteristics depending on its binding association. Presentation areas within a composed page possess characteristics in document composition, such as Running Headers, Running Footers, Footnotes, Body, etc. Current document composition methods which associate logical meaning to data objects do so by physically preceding that data with a "tag". The semantics associated with a particular tag then indicate the logical intent of the object data containing the tag. The subject disclosure, however, provides the same end result but without imbedding tags within a document data stream.