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RE: XML Print Publishing Systems?

Here are a couple of other Content Management Systems 


I am not sure if all support print publishing nativly but integrating such a
process should not be
a big issue.

-----Original Message-----
From: Michael Brennan [mailto:Michael_Brennan@allegis.com]
Sent: Friday, July 20, 2001 2:23 AM
To: 'Thomas B. Passin'; xml-dev@lists.xml.org
Subject: RE: XML Print Publishing Systems?

I can't comment on how good they are, but here's a couple you can check out:

Interwoven:  www.interwoven.com
SoftQuad: www.softquad.com

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:tpassin@home.com]
> Sent: Thursday, July 19, 2001 4:37 PM
> To: xml-dev@lists.xml.org
> 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.
> Cheers,
> Tom P

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