Mark Walter

Mark Walter is the Editorial Director of and the Editor of The Seybold Report on Internet Publishing. As an industry analyst, speaker, writer, editor, and consultant he has tracked SGML and XML publishing technologies for more than a decade.

Articles by this author

Hynet Relaunches Directive

Directive is a tool for managing long documents at the component level, primarily for the purpose of publishing them in different formats.

Will anyone challenge Inso in electronic delivery?

Inso has dominated the market for high end SGML delivery. The emergence of XML viewers from Netscape and (soon we hope) Microsoft gives developers an alternative base platform for creating XML client software.

Junglee Tries to Tame the Data Jungle's recent acquisition of Junglee has inspired us to dust off a detailed backgrounder by's managing editor Mark Walter describing the company's products.

Namespaces in XML Adopted by W3C

The "Namespaces in XML" specification has been formally adopted by the W3C as a recommendation.'s Mark Walter explains why this was needed and what it will do to increase the adoption of XML.

Arbortext Eyes the Enterprise

Arbortext has introduced Enterprise Product Information Chain (EPIC), a package of software and services for implementing XML-based publishing solutions at the enterprise level.

Oracle plans XML support in 8i

Oracle 8i's built-in XML support is the most extensive of any leading relational database to date, and has the details in this exclusive look at the new release.

Folio to adopt XML, open up Views format

Folio, a division of Open Market, jumped on the XML bandwagon with a significant announcement last month that foreshadows its plan to "open" Folio infobases to enable documents to be indexed and secured in their native formats rather than requiring prior conversion to Folio’s flat-file markup language.

Microsoft releases preview of XSL style processor

Microsoft has posted on its Web site a new area devoted to the Extensible Style Language (XSL) that includes a preview of technology for converting XML-tagged data and XSL style sheets to HTML Web pages.

Netscape Puts XML Support in Mozilla

On March 30, Netscape Communications released on its Web site the source code for Mozilla, which, in days past, would have been known as Communicator 5.0.