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At 01:27 AM 2/19/2003 +1100, Rick Jelliffe wrote:
>From: "Jonathan Robie" <email@example.com>
> > What would you need to make them happy? How much of this is matter of
> > getting the tools written, as opposed to issues with XML per se?
>I don't follow. My comment was in response to
> > "Fortunately, it turned out that when developers are
> > happy, they write lots of software, and that ends up making users
> > happy as well."
>That there is a lot of potential software I would not dispute.
>And certainly not to slag off at XForms.
So what software do publishers need for data capture that isn't getting
written? Will Microsoft's XML plans in office affect publishers in any way
- for instance, do they want to receive materials in XML, and would it be
easier to get authors to create it in XML with a mainstream word processor?