RE: migrating from Framemaker to XML/XSLT

Subject: RE: migrating from Framemaker to XML/XSLT
From: "Keith Soltys" <keith -at- soltys -dot- ca>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Sat, 30 Mar 2002 16:01:03 -0500

You might want to check out the article "X Marks the Spot" by Michael Skeet,
which I've published on my web site at

Mike describes a system that he was using at OpenCola, which allowed him to
produce HTML and printed docs from XML source. I did see this in action and
it was pretty neat, but it took a lot of work to set up (not to mention the
services of at least one real XML guru). They're now using FrameMaker and
WebWorks Publisher, incidentally -- it's much easier for mere mortals.


Keith Soltys
Host of Internet Resources for Technical Writers since 1994

> -----Original Message-----
> From: bounce-techwr-l-68718 -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com
> [mailto:bounce-techwr-l-68718 -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com]On Behalf Of Zack Brown
> Sent: March 28, 2002 11:20 AM
> Subject: migrating from Framemaker to XML/XSLT
> Hi folks,
> ..snip..
> I'm not trying to start a religious war about what is better. Framemaker
> is an excellent tool and we will still use it for a large portion of our
> documentation. My question is, has anyone else attempted a migration to
> XML/XSLT, and what advice can they offer?
> Thanks,
> Zack
> --
> Zack Brown

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