Re: Giving up on XML

Subject: Re: Giving up on XML
From: eric -dot- dunn -at- ca -dot- transport -dot- bombardier -dot- com
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2007 07:48:49 -0500

>>Expending
>>the effort or expense to build or buy all the necessary infrastructure
>>for XML when the end result is exactly the same PDF that was
>>previously being produced in Word or Frame always looks like
>>the boondoggle that it is.
>>
>>Gene Kim-Eng

No argument there. Moving to XML for no other purpose than embracing the
latest hot technology is simple stupidity.

You have to be making the move to any new editorial chain should be done
with a proper business case. Even if the change is as "simple" as
upgrading to the latest release of your editing software.

Eric L. Dunn
Senior Technical Writer

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