Re: Incorporating XML into documentation

Subject: Re: Incorporating XML into documentation
From: Scott Turner <sturner -at- airmail -dot- net>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2001 08:44:34 -0500

How are people using XML for single-source documentation?

Mostly, they aren't. Some places are using XML for transmitting information to others, but for documentation, without help from a third-party like Java, it is not that useful. The potential exists, but there are few tools for display, manipulation, and creation.

While IE 5, Netscape 6, and I believe Opera, offer support for XML based files, there isn't the satuaration of the audience that would justify using it.



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