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Subject:Re: Rant: Giving up on XML From:Siliconwriter <siliconwriter -at- comcast -dot- net> To:TECHWR-L List <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> Date:Thu, 15 Mar 2007 00:40:16 -0700
On Mar 13, 2007, at 10:07 AM, Chris Vickery wrote:
> My advice is to stick with DocBook. Word, after all, is just doing
> similar things that you can't see behind the scenes. Who knows what
> will do next?
Well, the point is that I DO know what Word will do next, and so far
I haven't a clue how to turn an XML file into a document using
DocBook. And hiring a consultant? Not Gonna Happen.
Thanks for the rec, though. If we ever get a budget, I'll think about
hiring a consultant to teach this stuff to me.
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