[antlr-interest] Wish we had used XML for all documentation now?

Sohail Somani sohail at taggedtype.net
Tue Aug 9 21:37:14 PDT 2005

Micheal J wrote:

>>For the "real" doc (i.e., the ANTLR v3 book) I was going to use latex.
>What's the advantage (if any) over XML?. I haven't used TeX in any
>significantly angry manner since I discovered Word/PageMaker  ;-)
XML is not a natural documentation language. Its ok when you have a GUI
in between generating XML files, but otherwise its cumbersome to edit
for extended periods or large documents.

LaTeX is heaven. Its like programming your papers which is more natural


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