Re: Any UNIX users out there?

Subject: Re: Any UNIX users out there?
From: Margaret Gainsley <margaret -dot- gainsley -at- COMPUWARE -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 8 Jun 1999 13:39:29 -0500

I would suggest Webworks Publisher by Quadralay...although I haven't used it
on the Unix platform. I have helped singlesource 10,000 pages from frame to
html. Great support as well.


Margaret Gainsley
Senior Systems Analyst
Compuware Corporation
414-225-4000

-----Original Message-----
From: David Blyth <dblyth -at- QUALCOMM -dot- COM>
To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU <TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU>
Date: Tuesday, June 08, 1999 1:29 PM
Subject: Re: Any UNIX users out there?


>> FrameMaker was the most-often suggested, but Frame (apparently) does not
import
>> HTML or export it well.
>
>Frame exports to HTML OK but insists on using Cascading Style Sheets
>(CSS).
>This is either great or awful, depending on your point of view. I
>usually
>clean out the garbage.
>
>Frame does not import HTML. However, there is a product called
>"HTML2Frame"
>which converts HTML to MIF. This is probably an FAQ and I might be able
>to track down other 3rd party filters.
>
>> the suggestion in-house is now that we use LYX (LaTeX) or TexInfo with
>> help from importation and exportation software.
>
>You could also use Nroff (or Troff, or Eroff).
>
>>Has anyone out there tried this? Is it going to be a huge pain?
>
>Yes, I've done this. Yes, it's a pain. Conversely, done rightly,
>it's also the most powerful DTP I've seen. That is, I can _still_
>do more using vi, Nroff, and sed scripts than I can do using FrameMaker
>5.
>(But Interleaf 5 came close, if you don't mind spending 10,000$).
>
>Just a thought.
>
>--
>Dave (The Man) Blyth
>Sr. Technical Writer
>QCT
>
> Blodo Poa Maximus
> =================
>
>Thrud
>-----
>
>It was not the fourth
> when I lost my heart
>then conquered
>
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>
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>

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