You've got the correct answers:
- 45 USD Academic price
- QT application
Feel free to download trial and ask me more questions (ilia at syntext
On behalf of Syntext team,
On Mon, 6 Dec 2004, Tom Malcolmson wrote:
> I took a very quick look around your site to try to figure out a couple
> things before I bother with the trial:
> - The price? Even roughly. And are there academic prices? I'm in Canada.
> - Is it Java? Java apps are a bit slow on some of my computers (I'm on
> Windows 2K & XP). Hey, it appears that maybe it's a Qt app? I've heard
> that Qt produces fast and native cross-platform apps, though I haven't
> (knowingly) used any myself. Is it a Qt app?
> Syntext Team wrote:
> >Greetings, TEI community!
> >You might be aware that Syntext Serna, the XSL-on-the-fly
> >rendering XML editor also supports TEI.
> >We have just released Serna V2.1 beta with two major usability
> >enhancement features:
> >- Custom Content Insertion Commands.
> > The ability to create commands/buttons that insert content produced
> > from customizable and context-sensitive templates. For example,
> > insert "hi", "p", and, depending on the current cursor
> > position, "list" or "item".
> >- XSLT Stylesheet Parameter Sets.
> > The ability to change values of top-level stylesheet parameters and
> > to switch between parameter sets while editing the document (for
> > example, changing font sizes or switching draft mode on and off).
> >We are kindly asking you to download Serna trial, and let us know what
> >other most frequently used content insertion buttons (e.g. "hi", "p",
> >"list", etc.), and predefined XSLT parameter sets (for example,
> >"default" and "clean") we should add to the distribution.
> >For more details see:
> >Fully-functional free trial is available at:
> >Please e-mail comments and suggestions for improvements to
> >[log in to unmask] or [log in to unmask] mailing list.
> >-- Syntext team
> >Syntext Serna Highlights:
> >With Serna, general users and professional authors alike can create and
> >maintain complex XML documents. With minimal training, most people will
> >find it as easy to use as a conventional word processor.
> > * Designed for use with complex industrial DTD/Schemas like
> > DocBook, TEI, and DITA
> > * On-the-fly XSL-driven XML rendering and transformation
> > (using XSLT and XSL-FO subsets)
> > * On-the-fly document validation against XML Schemas
> > * XML catalog support
> > * Large document support
> > * Fully customizable GUI
> > * Table support (XSL FO, CALS)
> > * Multilingual (UNICODE) support
> > * Spell checking
> > * Available for Microsoft Windows(TM), Linux, Mac OS X.