Bait (was RE: indentation)

Subject: Bait (was RE: indentation)
From: "Simon North" <north@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 7 May 1999 13:47:30 +0001
> My point is that the first couple of sessions with DSSSL were
> very rewarding, and were enough to get me hooked.
> It might work for others?
<sidenote>This is <stress>not</stress> meant to be 

I do hope so. The simple examples were what got me going, but 
there's no substitute for being able to see the results and that's 
why I thought HyBrick was so great. I never cease to be impressed 
with what you can do with DSSSL and sharing your view that 
maybe all people need is a kick-start, I devoted a whole chapter of 
"Teach Yourself XML in 21 Days" to DSSSL/jade/HyBrick. It's a 
mass-market book, but I hope the simple hands-on approach will 

> A simplepage sequence,
> a few make paragraphs etc
> and hey presto I had RTF output.
>  Instant gratification.
> That could be used as the 'bait' in a selling exercise? 

I figured that what was more attractive were the things that you 
could call "added value" on HTML conversions such as multiple 
columns (took me ages to get that right) and tables of contents 
(still not happy with that one).

Simon North

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Too many clowns ... not enough circuses.

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