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Tom,

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
dot com).

On behalf of Syntext team,
Ilia Kuznetsov

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?
>
> Thanks,
> Tom.
>
> 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:
> >http://www.syntext.com/products/serna/index.htm
> >
> >Fully-functional free trial is available at:
> >http://cms.syntext.com/index/trial/input
> >
> >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.
> >
> >
>