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Re: ANN: Updated XProc tutorial

From: Leif Warner <abimelech@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 10 May 2009 13:33:00 -0700
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To: "xproc-dev@w3.org" <xproc-dev@w3.org>
There are tools to convert PPT to PDF, I believe.

On Sun, May 10, 2009 at 6:01 AM, Costello, Roger L. <costello@mitre.org>wrote:

>
> >> will have a read .... would be more effective also to have this
> >> outputted in html format, rather then ppt.
>
> > +1 Jim. Proprietary formats don't do it for me.
>
>
> +1 from me too!  :-)
>
>
> In fact, I have created tutorials that were all HTML-based, e.g. my
> Microformat's tutorial is all HTML:
>
>  http://www.xfront.com/microformats/
>
> and also my Schematron tutorial:
>
>  http://www.xfront.com/schematron/
>
>
> After doing a couple these I abandoned using HTML for tutorials. It was
> taking me twice as long to develop the tutorial. I was spending more time
> scanning images and fiddling with the HTML markup and with CSS styling than
> I was with the actual content. And the result was nowhere near the quality
> of Powerpoint slides.
>
> It you have suggestions on how to create HTML slides that is as easy as
> Powerpoint and yielding the same quality of content (and high quality HTML,
> i.e. semantic HTML), I'd love to hear them.
>
> /Roger
>
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