Re: QuarkXpress backend for jade

Subject: Re: QuarkXpress backend for jade
From: "Franck DELAHAYE" <franck.delahaye@xxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 10 Nov 1999 11:26:11 +0100
Hi Sebastian,

I think that, although our discussion is related to DSSSL/jade, it is a
little bit far from it now.
If you're OK, forward me this mail to my personnal e-mail sothat we
continue in private.


Sebastian Rahtz a écrit :
> Franck DELAHAYE writes:
>  > What I just wanted to say is that the goal of an SGML/XML authoring tool
>  > is not to make the final layout touches that one can only make by hand,
>  > is it ?
> That depends on what you mean by final layout touches, doesn't it. I
> don't call a table a "final layout touch", I call it "authoring". So I
> would do it in the authoring tool
>  > >  > for a particular customer, by adding a few texts tables graphics by
>  > >  > hand, that need not to be stored in the database
>  > >
>  > > why not add them by hand in the XML file?
>  >
>  > Authors don't know, and don't want to know about SGML/XML concrete
>  > syntax.
> so? what authoring system do you propose for them? give them a tool
> that lets them define tables, and saves them as XML
> sebastian
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