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- From: <Ari.Nordstrom@sorman.com>
- Date: Fri, 21 Nov 2003 11:00:29 +0100
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- Thread-topic: [xml-dev] Re: XML and a text editor, barefoot in the winter, uphill both ways [...]
Thanks. I'll certainly give it a go. And you're quite right about the task model being the deciding factor. I write most of the stuff I write at work in XMetaL and I'd love to use it at home, too, but it doesn't have a Linux port and won't run using wine.
Rick Jelliffe wrote...
> Ari.Nordstrom@sorman.com wrote:
> >And while we're discussing the topic, does anyone know if
> there's a decent XML editor available for Linux (and I don't
> mean emacs)?
> Topologi 1.1.6 works fine on Linux (I run Linux now) and we
> use Kunstoff LAF
> Of course, like every program, it is based on a particular task model
> of how people approach their job: in our case placing a premium
> on progressive markup and progressive validation rather than
> assuming "always correct, start at the beginning, work
> through to the end".
> The "best" editor for you will be (all other things being
> equal) the one
> whose implicit task model matches yours. And, if you in fact have
> several very different sets of tasks, it is quite possible
> that the "best"
> editor for one set of tasks is different from the "best" for
> a different
> set of tasks.
> Rick Jelliffe
> (Topologi Pty. Ltd.)