Hynet Relaunches Directive
Directive is a tool for managing long documents at the component level, primarily
for the purpose of publishing them in different formats.
Chrystal Embraces FrameMaker with Canterbury
Canterbury takes the core Astoria engine, which runs on the Object Design
database, and adapts it to FrameMaker.
Will anyone challenge Inso in electronic delivery?
Inso has dominated the market for high end SGML delivery. The emergence of XML
viewers from Netscape and (soon we hope) Microsoft gives developers an alternative
platform for creating XML client software.
Junglee Tries to Tame the Data Jungle
Amazon.com's recent acquisition of Junglee has inspired us to dust off a detailed
backgrounder by XML.com's managing editor Mark Walter describing the company's
The XML Scoop on Office 9
First look at the Office 9 and its support of HTML and XML
Namespaces in XML Adopted by W3C
The "Namespaces in XML" specification has been formally adopted by the W3C as a
recommendation. XML.com's Mark Walter explains why this was needed and what it will
increase the adoption of XML.
Adobe, IBM Brew a Java PGML Viewer
IBM and Adobe showed the first Java implementation of the Adobe imaging model,
which underlies PostScript, PDF and the Acrobat viewer.
Big Blue Launches Big Push into XML
IBM launched a new XML Web site and released 10 free XML tools at the XML'98
conference in Chicago.
Arbortext Eyes the Enterprise
Arbortext has introduced Enterprise Product Information Chain (EPIC), a package
of software and services for implementing XML-based publishing solutions at the enterprise
Oracle plans XML support in 8i
Oracle 8i's built-in XML support is the most extensive of any
leading relational database to date, and XML.com has the details in this exclusive
the new release.
Folio to adopt XML, open up Views format
Folio, a division of Open Market, jumped on the XML bandwagon with a significant
announcement last month that foreshadows its plan to "open" Folio infobases to enable
documents to be indexed and secured in their native formats rather than requiring
conversion to Folio’s flat-file markup language.
Microsoft releases preview of XSL style processor
Microsoft has posted on its Web site a new area devoted to the Extensible Style
Language (XSL) that includes a preview of technology for converting XML-tagged data
style sheets to HTML Web pages.
Netscape Puts XML Support in Mozilla
On March 30, Netscape Communications released on its Web site the source code for
Mozilla, which, in days past, would have been known as Communicator 5.0.
WavePhore Backs XMLNews Initiative
Will Web news aggregators set the pace for delivering newswires in
XQL: Proposal for a new XML Query Language
Debate over XML query languages could heat up as a Microsoft-led group proposes
XQL as an alternative to XML-QL proposed by AT&T Labs.