[rescue] FrameMaker

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at verizon.net
Tue Mar 23 16:37:44 CST 2004

> From: "N. Miller" <vraptor at promessage.com>
> Date: 2004/03/23 Tue PM 10:02:01 GMT
> To: "The Rescue List" <rescue at sunhelp.org>
> Subject: Re: Re: [rescue] FrameMaker

> We weren't allowed to say who told us this, but in
> our SGML classes, we always revealed the secret that
> the M$ folks actually used SGML to generate their
> documentation for all their software.  We never did
> find out how they did the content processing to get
> end-product, though.  I'd imagine it was some type
> of home-grown tool so they would not have to buy some
> other company's software.
> M$ was one of the earliest adopters of SGML.

I attended a seminar at a local University back in the late '80s that was taught by a fellow from IBM, talking about SGML (or was it GML), but for our discussion it was more of an abstract conversation, rather than a product demonstration...

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