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  • Of course you knew I'd reply ;-)

    If you don't like XML, you can always author AxPoint presentations in POD. Pod::SAX now ships with an XSLT stylesheet for converting the output of Pod::SAX into AxPoint format.

    Anyway, I guess MGP seems to float a few people's boats, but I just never found it as clear and crisp as Acrobat Reader - especially now the latter supports cleartype. Plus I have to strongly agree with ziggy's point about not being able to print mgp slides properly - that's a major pain.
    • If you don't like XML, you can always author AxPoint presentations in POD. Pod::SAX now ships with an XSLT stylesheet for converting the output of Pod::SAX into AxPoint format.

      Oh, cool! That sounds excellent. I was talking with Trelane last night about an mgp<->AxPoint converter, too, and that sounds viable.

      I don't dislike AxPoint, and I know lots of the people I was presenting to use it. My comments during the talk were just things like "Hitting <tab> is easier than typing <point level='

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      • by Matts (1087) on 2002.07.19 4:06 (#10841) Journal
        Well what I'd really like to do is build some sort of AxPoint displayer that's not Adobe Acrobat. That way we could build much more funk into it. But that of course requires tuits, and I think it's a lot more work.