Markup systems and the future of scholarly text processing

@article{Coombs1987MarkupSA,
  title={Markup systems and the future of scholarly text processing},
  author={James H. Coombs and Allen H. Renear and Steven J. DeRose},
  journal={Commun. ACM},
  year={1987},
  volume={30},
  pages={933-947}
}
Markup practices can affect the move toward systems that support scholars in the process of thinking and writing. Whereas procedural and presentational markup systems retard that movement, descriptive markup systems accelerate the pace by simplifying mechanical tasks and allowing the authors to focus their attention on the content. 

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