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There has been some work towards building automatic translators for converting electronic documents from one markup language to another. The need for such systems is apparent: Even though most of today's documents get written electronically, it is still practically impossible to exchange electronic documents generated on disparate computer systems. This means that the only way information can be exchanged is by first printing a hardcopy.
There are two approaches to solving this problem: