From Word to XML (5 tags)
In the year's last Q&A column John E. Simpson discusses some of the issues surrounding the conversion of MS Word documents to XML.
REST Reporting (2 tags)
Eric Gropp describes the design of a REST web service for creating paper reports using XSLT and XSLFO.
TextEdit's Default Format: RTF... Why? (2 tags)
Rich Text Format (.rtf) is the default choice for Mac OS X's TextEdit. Have you ever wondered why? Giles Turnbull takes a look at the RTF spec and discusses its strengths and shortcomings... and possibly uncovers why Apple chose it as the default for text processing.