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From "Dr. Michael Christiansen" <>
Subject Re: XML Editor w/ Cocoon
Date Tue, 03 Oct 2000 13:28:48 GMT

As far as a XML editing goes I like Lunatech's Morphon XML Editor. It does
CSS and DTD validation. It has a nice GUI. Its Java and runs across all



Greg Gallagher wrote:

> Hello,
>    I'm trying to come up with a web publishing solution for my
> company's intranet site using the least amount of resources.  Cocoon
> was pretty attractive in that it was OpenSource and pretty damn cool.
> I've installed it and been playing with it and basically I'm drooling
> over it.  However, most if not 99.999% of the users who will be
> inputing content/markup will not be able to deal with the markup
> directly.  They _need_ some sort of an XML editor which allows them to
> worry about structure and content first, and markup last.
>    I've been researching various companies and I'd like to use a pretty
> frontend for the users, such as Arbortext, to create the XML and to
> use Cocoon/Apache/Jakarta to do the publishing.  In other words,
> Cocoon meets with my publishing needs but doesn't really cover the
> editing/creation of the XML and I couldn't really feed it Arbortext
> XML without doing a lot of work on XSL's..
>    What solutions are people out there using, from client to web, for
> generating the content/markup/styles that Cocoon is happy with?  Note:
> while I'm quite happy to use Emacs with PSGML mode my average user
> will be terrified with such a solution.  I need something that is easy
> for people to regurgitate a LOT of documentation into and make it
> publish to the web, and possibly paper at some time.
> thanks for any input.. I'm still heavily getting into this and I
> apologize if such a question has been asked before on this list.  I
> couldn't find an easy way to search the archives :/
> thanks!!
> --
> Greg Gallagher
> UNIX Systems Administrator
> First Options Chicago .... (312) 362-3643
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