Why XML for Print?

B. Tommie Usdin

Why XML for Print? [slide 1]
Print is Only One of Many Uses [slide 2]
“Print” Now Encompasses More [slide 3]
XML is All About Repurposing and Reuse [slide 4]
Ultimate Purpose of XML [slide 6]
One XML Document and Many Results [slide 7]
In Other Words [slide 12]
Print is Not Just One Product [slide 13]
Variety of Print Publications [slide 14]
Customization [slide 15]
Personalization [slide 16]
Internationalization [slide 17]
Localization [slide 18]
Print Production Gains from XML [slide 19]
Vendor-specific Files are a Trap
Vendor-specific Formats Belong to the Vendor [slide 21]
Vendor-specific Codes May Make it Difficult to [slide 22]
XML Provides True Vendor Independence [slide 23]
Part of XML’s Independence is XSLT [slide 24]
XSLT Reads XML Documents and Writes [slide 25]
What Organizations Do with XSLT [slide 26]
XSLT Transformations Builds Products [slide 29]
XML Brings Processing and Production Gains [slide 30]
Processing Speed [slide 31]
XML can be Significantly Faster [slide 32]
QA and Quality Gains [slide 33]
New Proofing and Checking Methods [slide 34]
List of “Figures” / List of “Tables” [slide 35]
False-color Proof [slide 36]
Content and Tag Abuse Checking [slide 38]
Two Major Validation Strategies [slide 40]
XSL-FO: Format Directly from XML [slide 41]
The Idea of XSL-FO [slide 42]
How XSL-FO Formatting Works [slide 43]
XSL-FO for Internationalization, Localization, Accessibility [slide 44]
XSL-FO is a Great Report Writer [slide 45]
In Conclusion Some Myths Concerning XML and Print [slide 46]
Canard: XML Doesn't Need Skilled Designers/Typographers [slide 47]
Myth: XML is Difficult [slide 49]
Myth: XML is for Programmers [slide 50]
The Bottom Line: Don’t Lock Up My Content [slide 51]
Colophon [slide 52]