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>> When we went through our training at the Fast workshops, we were given a
>> good understanding of working in EAD and doing markup, something I am
>> discovering to be the easy part. What was seriously lacking was instruction
>> in actually mounting the sgml files, making sure that everything was there,
>> that the files all connected. Am I the only one feeling frustrated? Would it
>> make sense if we set up an archive site somewhere that has all the neccesary
>> files, with sub-directories for AE, Near and Far, Word, WP7...  and is up to
>> date. When someone cracks the code and gets it working they could posttheir
>> files with perhaps a few faq's on mounting these things or what they did. I
>> feel pretty competent with most of the computer aspects and am reading what
>> I can (mostly TEI right now) but I'm sure I'll have many of the same

Very good idea -- SGML continues to be plagued with "creation and use"
that is much more complicated than it needs to be, outside of HTML.

David Seaman