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   Re: XML Editor recommendation?

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  • From: Marcus Carr <mrc@allette.com.au>
  • To: xml-dev@lists.xml.org
  • Date: Thu, 23 Nov 2000 08:19:54 +1100

Simon North wrote:

> 1. Let your users continue to use MS Word, but push / persuade /
> coerce / train them into using styles in a structured and disciplined
> manner.

Upon completion, you will join the elite club of those who are qualified to
juggle four angry, hissing cats.

> 2. Convert the structured MS Word documents (via RTF) into XML
> ... there are a few really excellent conversion packages around.

True, but in ten years, I think I've only seen three decent implemetations
using this sort of approach. Usually humans tend to get in the way of an
otherwise elegant system...


Marcus Carr                      email:  mrc@allette.com.au
Allette Systems (Australia)      www:    http://www.allette.com.au
"Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler."
       - Einstein


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