Advice on XML editor development

James Robertson jamesr at
Mon Apr 27 12:37:29 BST 1998

At 20:05 27/04/1998 , you wrote:

  | 0.	It be simple enough to just "sit down and use"
  | 1.	It require no knowledge of XML to use
  | 2.	It be based entirely pre-prepared DTD's
  | 3.	It only allow creation of documents conforming to a DTD
  | 4.	It provides help to users converting existing documents*

Sounds great.

  | 5.	It be written in Java

Revised point 5:

5. It is not written in Java.

New point 6:

6. It is easy to integrate with RAD development environments
like Delphi, C++ builder, and yes, even Visual Basic.

No disrespect to all those in the XML community, but the bulk
of the world uses tools other than Java. And it would be 
nice to think that we, too, can make use of XML.

Just my $0.02.



James Robertson
Step Two Designs Pty Ltd
SGML, XML & HTML Consultancy
jamesr at

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