Balisage Series on Markup Technologies, Vol. 1

Proceedings of Balisage: The Markup Conference 2008

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Balisage Series on Markup Technologies

ISSN 1947-2609

Vol 1.  Proceedings of Balisage: The Markup Conference 2008

ISBN-13 978-0-9824344-0-6

ISBN-10 0-9824344-0-5

Balisage: The Markup Conference 2008

Montréal, Canada

August 12 - 15, 2008


Chair B. Tommie Usdin, Mulberry Technologies
Co-chairs Deborah A. Lapeyre, Mulberry Technologies
Steven R. Newcomb, Coolheads Consulting
James David Mason, Y-12 National Security Complex
C. M. Sperberg-McQueen, World Wide Web Consortium/MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL)


  • Syd Bauman, Brown University
  • Jeff Beck, National Library of Medicine
  • David J. Birnbaum, University of Pittsburgh
  • Jon Bosak, Sun Microsystems
  • Robin Cover, OASIS
  • Steve DeRose, Independent Consultant
  • Bob DuCharme, Innodata Isogen
  • Patrick Durusau
  • Eduardo Gutentag, Sun Microsystems
  • G. Ken Holman, Crane Softwrights
  • Sam Hunting
  • Michael Kay, Saxonica
  • Chris Lilley, World Wide Web Consortium
  • Sean McGrath, Propylon
  • Mary McRae, OASIS
  • Wendell Piez, Mulberry Technologies
  • Allen H. Renear, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Bruce Rosenblum, Inera
  • Jeni Tennison, Jeni Tennison Consulting
  • Henry S. Thompson, University of Edinburgh
  • Fabio Vitali, University of Bologna
  • Norman Walsh, Sun Microsystems
  • Lauren Wood
  • Ann Wrightson
Producer Mulberry Technologies, Inc.
Sponsor EMC2
Co-sponsors DC XML Users’ Group, OASIS, Philadelphia Area XML Users’ Group, TEI, W3C, &

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