RE: moving into xml-based writing

Subject: RE: moving into xml-based writing
From: "technical writing plus" <doc-x -at- earthlink -dot- net>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 3 Jun 2008 14:31:56 -0600

Wikipedia articles on this stuff (XML, DITA, XSL Transformation, HTML, W3C,
etc.) are useful. And they have links at the bottom of most articles. Links
to more useful stuff. W3C Schools, for example. The English page is at

If you start to develop for yourself a learning approach to this stuff now,
then you will be better off if and when you do decide to take a class.

Jim Jones

-----Original Message-----
Becky Edmondson wrote:

...when you are a contractor? Being of a geeky mindset, I'm
> pretty sure I'd enjoy XML, but I haven't a clue where to start. What
> you learn, and in what order? How geeky do you need to be--must you be
> to write XSL transforms, for instance? Do you need to take formal classes,
> or can you learn enough by just hacking up some XML-based docs on your


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