Re: Giving up on XML

Subject: Re: Giving up on XML
From: "Mike Starr" <mikestarr-techwr-l -at- writestarr -dot- com>
To: "techwhirlers" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2007 07:42:14 -0500

Ah and I create lovely structured documents using Word...

Apply heading styles as appropriate then use Word's outline functionality to
reveal the structure. Drag-and-drop and/or promote/demote to revise the

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From: <quills -at- airmail -dot- net>
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Sent: Wednesday, March 14, 2007 10:16 AM
Subject: Re: Giving up on XML

> It's as simple in concept as saying Every Document contains a Title,
> following that is a Heading followed by text. And so on down into the
> bowels of the document. Just as you should have an organization of
> hierarchy for format, so should your information be organized in a
> hierarchy. That is the concept behind structure.
> Technical writing using structure to produce coherent documents. If
> you don't structure your documents, you are unorganized, and your
> documents will reflect that. Your customers will probably not be able
> to use your documents.
> Scott


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