Re: Leading and Bleeding Edge?

Subject: Re: Leading and Bleeding Edge?
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 4 Jan 2016 17:39:44 -0800

There's nothing leading-edge about XML. DITA and DocBook are old news.
Among developers, for most purposes XML seems to have been supplanted
by JSON. I keep seeing reports of people doing tech docs with
Markdown, AsciiDoc, and similar yet-another-markup-languages, but the
associated tools seem quite lame compared with what's available for
DITA and DocBook.

InDesign is not suitable for technical authoring unless you deliver
only PDF and/or print.
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References:
Leading and Bleeding Edge?: From: Lonie McMichael

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