Mon, 14 Dec 1998 10:03:19 +0000
Joachim Schrod writes:
> MS Word is a fu**ing bad, brain-dead program. Compared to other
how come so many people continue to use it? like they eat hamburgers
and drink coca-cola, I suppose.
> loosing), etc. Being forced to use MS Word always means to raise
> project prices.
oh, *thats* why its used....
> infrastructure base. No, IMNSHO XML is not usable for authors, and I
> don't see this changing in the near or mid-term future. It's too
> inconvenient, return on personal investment is too low, and there are
> no tools in sight that will change this.
a few million people use LaTeX, which is inconvenient,
has a vile syntax, no interface,
effectively no commercial tool support, etc.
i concur with your analysis. but what now? waste more time on the
varied evils of Word and LaTeX? or try to get the XML tools written?