[NTG-context] [OT] Is Indesign CS 2 better than ConTeXt ?

Steve Grathwohl sgrathwohl at gmail.com
Thu May 25 17:05:11 CEST 2006

On 5/25/06, luigi scarso <luigi.scarso at gmail.com> wrote:
> OK, it is a big OFF TOPIC.
> Some notes
> * the Elements of Typographic Style was made with Indesign (true or
> false?) and the only
> words about TeX is an url (true or false ?)
> * indesign eat xml
> * there is an indesign server; maybe actually too much complex, but in
> the future?
> * I don't know if IDCS2 has some programming capabilities like ConTeXt
> Ofcourse :
> *IDCS2 come from Adobe, so it has the feature of latest pdf spec.;
> * (...possibly many others...)
> But there is one important point:
> Can IDCS2 be view as candidate for automatic typesetting
> (xml->IDCS2->pdf)  ?
> luigi

As a matter of fact, I'm looking into XML --> InDesign myself (we're
implementing an XML workflow in journals production here at Duke Press. I'll
let you know what I find off list (or on if anyone else is interested.


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