[Pipet Devel] Conglomerate

Michiel Toneman toneman at phil.uu.nl
Wed Dec 8 11:01:48 EST 1999

On Wed, 8 Dec 1999, Gary Van Domselaar wrote:

> "J.W. Bizzaro" wrote:
> > 
> > This may be interesting to us in more than one way:
> > 
> >     http://www.conglomerate.org/
> "Conglomerate" is a structured document authoring application with an
> intuitive interface.
> I haven't downloaded a copy, but this does look like a viable
> alternative to docbook. I'll check it out soon, and would like to have
> the honourable Dr. Lapointe take a look at it as well.
> The issues for me, in terms of using conglomerate for writing
> documentation is that their software is new and probably not widely
> adopted.  Their own documentation is sparse, which is ironic considering
> that they are writing a structured document development interface. 
> Their general news web archive is only month old, and their development
> web archive link is broken.  On the other hnad, it does use XML, can
> produce multiple output (HTML, TeX) from a single source, uses XML, and
> provides a very nice interface for authoring structured docs.

I think you will see much progress on Conglomerate, because 
when it was announced on the Gnome Notices (Gnotices, see
http://www.gnome.org/) it got a warm welcome. I think there
is much motivation to make this a "killer app" for gnome.


Michiel Toneman

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There's a knob called "brightness", but it doesn't work.

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