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RE: XML Print Publishing Systems?
- From: Michael Brennan <Michael_Brennan@allegis.com>
- To: "'Thomas B. Passin'" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com
- Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2001 17:23:23 -0700
I can't comment on how good they are, but here's a couple you can check out:
There were a couple of others I had in mind, but I just checked their web
sites and they have either gone out of business, been acquired and rolled
into ecommerce suites, or are in the process of going out of business. I
haven't really tracked this industry, but it seems that many of the
publishing companies (SGML-based or otherwise) are dropping like flies these
There's a couple of others I'm trying to remember, but am drawing a blank,
right now. If I recall them, I'll pass along the names.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Thomas B. Passin [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Thursday, July 19, 2001 4:37 PM
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: XML Print Publishing Systems?
> I was just asked to look into the feasibility of using xml
> for publishing
> catalogs to both the web and to print. I don't know that the
> print quality
> has to be that high, and so far don't know anything about the
> complexity of
> the catalog pages. The client apparently offers
> pharmaceuticals from a
> range of suppliers, and the catalogs will be be made for a range of
> countries (don't know about other languages yet).
> I know about Arbortext's catalog publishing system (not its
> price, though).
> Does anyone have any suggestions about other (xml-based)
> systems that would
> be good for print as well as web pages? I've done a cursory
> search myself
> so far, and would appreciate it if I could hear from anyone
> who has first
> hand knowledge of any systems like this. Apparently the
> company is willing
> to start from scratch if they can work out a system.
> Tom P