Interview with Regina Roman, “FrameMaker expert turned XML fan”

In this podcast, I interview Regina Roman.  No matter how long you know someone or who you think they are, you always learn something new about them. Regina is a 20-year FrameMaker veteran, but her experience as a technical writer goes even farther back. A year or so ago, she did her first XML project and, well, as she says, she “never wants to go back.” With XML, she feels freed from the formatting handcuffs and extra burdens required by constant manual tasks required by traditional desktop publishing tools. She says she can be a writer again, with XML.  After completing her first project, she asked me, “Why didn’t you tell me about this?” — how much easier it was, how much better it was than DTP.  The funny part is that…she did. Continue reading “Interview with Regina Roman, “FrameMaker expert turned XML fan””