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

Idris Samawi Hamid ishamid at colostate.edu
Sat Jul 1 19:09:31 CEST 2006

Hi John,

On Sat, 01 Jul 2006 10:33:10 -0600, John R. Culleton  
<john at wexfordpress.com> wrote:

> InDesign is partly based on TeX, and can yield fine results. But
> it is not free of problems. It is, like most commercial and some
> Open Source products, page oriented instead of document oriented.

Could you explain this distinction a bit more? i get the general idea but  
would love to have more details.

> ID shows its feet of clay when a document that is already
> completed needs to be altered. Please see the archives of
> Pub-Forum and the threads titled: "Another Indesign question:
> copyfitting."

Could you post a link to this thread? Putting the thread title into google  
did not get me anywhere :-)


Professor Idris Samawi Hamid
Department of Philosophy
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO 80523

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