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   RE: [xml-dev] Word 2003 schemas available

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At 14:15 18/11/2003, Michael Kay wrote:
> >
> > What is advantage of XML format for Word? - i guess space for
> > storing, sending. For example, a "hello world" document
> > requires 19+ kB in word.
>No, space has nothing to do with it. The benefit is that it becomes a
>feasible proposition to extract the information in the document in ways
>that don't depend on the availability of Microsoft software.

I've (had to) start an XSLT transform, MS word-2003 default XML
to docbook was my choice.
I have the nasty feeling that  I'm re-inventing the wheel.

If anyone else is treading the same path, perhaps we could split
the effort?

>There are no security loopholes in XML, only in the software that you
>use to process it.

Too true.

regards DaveP.


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