JS> Date: Fri, 18 Jul 2003 03:16:32 +0200
JS> From: Joachim Schrod <[log in to unmask]>

JS>  -- Actually, IMO the main disadvantage of TeX markup is the
JS>  shortage of skillfull people in the job market to implement that
JS>  markup.  That makes any manager worth his salary shy away from
JS>  TeX. For me, that's the main reason to use XML, I find more
JS>  people with the needed skills.

This brings the question, which I hope is NOT off topic here. Why is
the situatoion on the job market so skewed? I personally find TeX
markup much more "natural" and easy than XML -- why do most people
think otherwise? Is there a "silver bullet" in XML markup that helps
thousands people understand it?

Good luck