But then you read stuff like this recent gem on the wwp-users list: Date: Mon, 09 May 2005 17:06:02 -0000 From: complete message Subject: Help!!! Hello everybody, I signed in this gropu 1 month ago because I needed to do my report intership about framemaker … Read More
Sean McGrath argues that the separation of content into files and directories is an artificial one that should go away. ITworld.com – Books/chapters and directories/files – dichotomies considered harmful Imagine a world in which the file system explorer is the top level application. It manages … Read More
With apologies to all, I simply can’t stop myself from using that title. Quadralay has released their latest incarnation of WebWorks Publisher, now called ePublisher Pro. While under development, the product was code-named Atlas. Press release In the FrameMaker details section, you find this: IntelliStyles … Read More
I recently discovered that Mozilla offers a help viewer. It’s elegant, fast, and runs only in Firefox or other Mozilla applications. That would be an interesting reversal on the original Browser Wars.
Laura Lemay writes in her blog: You know, I was just the other day thinking that as a knowledge worker, PostScript wasn’t fulfilling all my document workflow needs. And that what I really needed was a Microsoft version of PostScript. Based on XML. Yeah. That’s … Read More
I will be at the STC conference in Seattle next week. Each year, the call for proposals comes out with a due date in August (!!) for the next year’s conference. Each year, I debate whether or not to attend. This year, the prospect of … Read More
From Adobe’s site, the history of PostScript. Interesting.
News from the Windows Hardware Engineering Conference: Officially unveiled as part of Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates’ kick-off keynote, the new Microsoft document workflow format, code-named ‘Metro,’ sounds from initial explanations like a page-description language meant to compete with Adobe’s PostScript. Microsoft to Pit ‘Metro’ Format … Read More
Each year, the Nominations committee of the Society for Technical Communication (STC) holds elections. The process is well-ordered: The current first vice president runs for president. The current second vice president runs for first vice president. The Nominations committee selects two people to compete for … Read More
Somebody rewrote the FAQ regarding the Adobe/Macromedia merger: Daring Fireball: Translation From PR-Speak to English of Selected Portions of Adobe’s ‘FAQ’ Regarding Their Acquisition of Macromedia