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Re: what writing tools do you use?



On Wed, 2007-11-07 at 08:52 +1000, Murray McAllister wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
> 
> I am writing on behalf of my fellow content authors at Red Hat Asia
> Pacific. We are curious to know what tools everyone is using for
> writing, including editors, research tools, diagram tools, graphic
> tools, and so on. This is sort of a survey, and we are always keen to
> try out new tools/ways of doing things if they will improve on what we
> currently use.
> 
> Any help is greatly appreciated, and please don't hesitate to send
> off-list responses to murray mcallister gmail com
> 
> Thanks for the help everyone.
> 
> I am currently using Kate, but a friend is quickly converting me to jEdit :)

I use Emacs for writing and editing, although I truly wish someone had
time or personnel to invest in better XSLT/styling for OpenOffice.org,
so habitual GUI users could write a document in a Writer template and
then convert it to DocBook XML without a lot of retagging needed later.

I like Inkscape a LOT for drawing and diagramming, especially since SVGs
are XML and can be embedded easily in DocBook AIUI.

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