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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 5
12-16-2010, 09:13 AM
Originally Posted by apt.pupil
i am also aware xml uses angular brackets, but i couldn't think of a more accurate descriptive at the time.
I suppose we could say that it's a derivative of SGML, since if I recall correctly, SGML allows one to control which characters are used to begin and end a markup.