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RE: MS Word as XML editor?


Do some of you tried following packedge? It is a one way word(2000+) to xml
convertion tool from ms.



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Marcus Carr [mailto:mrc@allette.com.au]
> Sent: Thursday, June 07, 2001 3:04 AM
> To: Oleg A. Paraschenko
> Cc: xml-dev@lists.xml.org
> Subject: Re: MS Word as XML editor?
> "Oleg A. Paraschenko" wrote:
> > would you please provide any information on using MS Word 
> as XML editor
> > (ideally like FrameMaker+SGML)? Any links, ideas, addon software?
> As enticing as it sounds, it doesn't really work. If you rely on the
> consistent application of styles, you will be let down by 
> people. If you rely
> on macros and/or interface prompting, you'll build something 
> that's difficult
> to maintain and modify, assuming you can make it rigid enough 
> that nobody can
> screw it up anyway. Structured authoring in Word is a bit of 
> a holy grail,
> and the very short life of Microsoft's own 'SGML Author' in 
> the early to mid
> nineties indicates that it might truly be mythical.
> --
> Regards,
> Marcus Carr                      email:  mrc@allette.com.au
> ___________________________________________________________________
> Allette Systems (Australia)      www:    http://www.allette.com.au
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