XML in Print Production

Deborah Aleyne Lapeyre

Administrivia [slide 1]
Remember How Different XML is from Formatted Pages [slide 2]
What XML Looks Like [slide 3]
XML Without Formatting [slide 5]
What We Would Like to See (Print or Screen) [slide 6]
XML Versus Print Pages [slide 7]
XML in the Print Production Cycle [slide 8]
Workflow: XML after Page Production [slide 9]
Post-production XML [slide 10]
Post-production XML Has Its Advantages [slide 11]
Downsides of Post-production XML [slide 12]
Post-production XML Decision Points [slide 13]
How to Make XML after Print [slide 15]
Workflow: XML Introduced in Composition [slide 18]
Workflow: XML Before Composition [slide 21]
Making XML from Word Processors [slide 23]
Advantages of XML Before Composition [slide 24]
XML Validation as an Editorial and Production Tool [slide 25]
Potential Downsides of Pre-Composition XML [slide 29]
Getting from XML to Print [slide 30]
How to Get from XML Tags to Pages [slide 32]
Transform XML Directly into HTML [slide 33]
HTML Tags Imply Formatting [slide 34]
Flow XML into a Proprietary Publishing System [slide 35]
XML-to-Pages: XML-Aware Formatting Software [slide 36]
A Few Representative XML Composition Systems
XML-Aware Composition Engines [slide 37]
XML-Aware Desktop Engines [slide 38]
XSL-FO: Format Produced Directly from XML [slide 40]
The Idea of XSL-FO [slide 41]
How XSL-FO Formatting Works [slide 42]
Architecture of a Full XSL System [slide 43]
Formatting Objects are XML Elements [slide 44]
Is XSL-FO Ready for Prime Time? [slide 45]
XSL-FO is a Great Report Writer [slide 47]
Flowing XSL-FO into a Composition Engine [slide 48]
In Conclusion: XML Belongs in Print Production [slide 49]
Colophon [slide 50]