Re: QuarkXPress 7 vs Adobe InDesign CS

Subject: Re: QuarkXPress 7 vs Adobe InDesign CS
From: "Raj Machhan" <raj -dot- machhan -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: peter -at- knowhowpro -dot- com
Date: Thu, 14 Jun 2007 20:27:45 +0530

Oh Ok. Yes Peter, I will be glad to share the key consideration guiding my
decision. I can understand your point about discussions pointing out the
weaknesses or strengths of a product. I stand educated 'coz I didn't really
know about this. But the Quark vs InDesign affair is something totally
different. These guys have taken rivalry to a different level altogether,
and looking at their forums and blogs the companies have been exploiting
even the smallest of comments.

I am listing out the key factors, and will put them up in my next post.
That, I guess, is the best thing to do. Thank you for clarifying this for


On 6/14/07, Peter Gold <peter -at- knowhowpro -dot- com> wrote:
> Hi, Raj:
> Perhaps I was too vague? I was interested in knowing what
> considerations guided your choice(s). Those of us who responded to
> your inquiry invested our effort for the benefit of all list members,
> and those non-members who find these conversations through Internet
> searches. Your feedback on how you arrived at a decision would help
> complete this valuable information cycle for all in the community.
> Many posters on these lists have named products they have found useful
> or useless for their own workflows, without rocketing their chosen
> product's manufacturer to success or dooming the rejected one to
> failure. Unless your decision controls many hundreds or thousands of
> licenses, it's a good bet that even if you state your product choice,
> it would not seem to be an endorsement by the list, and it would
> likely not contribute to a competitive advantage for the publisher.
> Regards,
> Peter
> _______________________________
> Peter Gold
> KnowHow ProServices
> On 6/14/07, Raj Machhan <raj -dot- machhan -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
> >
> >
> > Hi Peter,
> >
> > I am not sure whether it would be fair to do that.
> > While researching for a best fit on the Web, I found that Quark and
> Adobe
> > have been caught up in a no- holds-barred battle for turf for the last
> two
> > or three years. The competition, though, is good for the customers, as
> it
> > has lead to major cuts in prices, better product bundling, innovative
> > features etc etc.
> > I have made my choice but I am not mentioning it in these columns as it
> has
> > the potential of being misunderstood as an attempt to promote one
> product
> > over the other.
> > TECHWR-L is a prestigious and influential platform for professionals
> across
> > the globe and I would like to maintain its integrity.
> > However, I would be glad to share my views with you, individually, over
> any
> > other media of your choice.
> >
> > Raj
> >
> >
> >
> > On 6/14/07, Peter Gold <peter -at- knowhowpro -dot- com> wrote:
> > >
> > > Care to share your solutions?
> >

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