SPUG: Minimal Perl web site & notification requests

Allison Randal allison at perl.org
Sun Jun 12 14:54:42 PDT 2005

On Jun 12, 2005, at 14:06, Tim Maher wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 12, 2005 at 11:35:11AM -0700, Bill Campbell wrote:
>> That doesn't say much for the publishing industry as MS-Word isn't
>> particularly suited for production of large documents . . .
> That's certainly true, and FWIW, and I don't think many (if any)
> publishers actually /use/ Word for their layout, because it's
> clearly not up to the job.
> To clarify my situation, and my previous postings, Word is
> the standard format for /manuscript submission/, but AFAIK
> most publishers (like mine) import those Word documents into
> more sophisticated ones for doing the actual page layout,
> such as Quark Express and FrameMaker, and use output from
> those for printing.

Yup. You're right on target there.


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