Published on July 12, 2009
The Promise The Promise; The Pain; The Payback RICHARD PIPE www.infogridpacific.com
Nobody actually wants XML The Pain We want lower production costs We want more formats - sometime We need more business options Intelligent content is nice We want to survive
The Promised Benefits of XML The Promise Lower cost of content ownership Content Reuse Content Objects (Chunking / Segmenting) Format production Content markup
The tangible Benefits of XML The Promise Print output eBooks Content Objects Online strategies Mobile strategies Business Readiness
XML: A Quick History DocBook SGML The Promise XML 1.0 TE Lite DITA 10 Feb 98 1986 SGML HTML 2.0 XHTML 1.1 ISO Standard 1995 31 May 2001 NOW 60s 70s 80s 90s 00s TeX Donald Knuth SGML HTML 1.0 XHTML 1.0 ePub conceived 26 Jan 2000 Mobipocket The Proprietary Years The Open Years
The legacy luggage! The Promise DocBook TEI – Text Encoding Initiative Custom “house” SGML to XML
XML can be enjoyable The Promise
XML is a TOOL The Promise
XML vs. XHTML The Promise XHTML is XML – totally ePub is XHTML Online content is inevitably XHTML Why do things twice?
XHTML Benefits The Promise Standards Controlled Easy to work with Lots of tools Lowers the technology costs Lowers the “expert” costs Delivers the goods from Novel to Textbook
What is a book General Structural Perspective The Pain Galley punctuated by... Titles & Headers Text blocks Lists Images & tables Special List structures Generated Content Links & references
A quick comparison Content Perspective The Pain XML Approach XHTML Approach <recipe subject=“snacks”> <div class= “block recipe snacks”> <instructions> Do it this way.</instructions> <p class= “instructions”> Do it this way.</p> <ingredients> <div class=“ingredients”> <ingredient>Bread</ingredient> <p>Bread</p> <ingredient>Butter</ingredient> <p>Butter</p> <ingredient>Jam</ingredient> <p>Jam</p> </ingredients> </div> <cooking-time>5mins</cooking-time> <p class=“cooking-time”>5mins</p> </recipe> </div>
Change Management Current Workflow & XML First The Pain
Change Management Required Workflow The Pain
SUMMARY Which XML (XHTML) The Payoff The system that gives everything now Including things you don't want Including things you think you will never need It must work out of the box It must be relatively painless
The Questions The Promise Is your solution based on open standards Will it do all I need today... and more What XML strategy do you recommend Show me the ROI calculations What are the ownership costs What is the cost of change
The Payoff Thank You
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