XML Authoring and Editing Tools
published XML Authoring and Editing Tools
in November 2002, but this article still represents the opinion of text-box consulting on the relative merits of the various classes of tools that can be used to author and edit XML documents. A version of the article can be viewed at the publisher's web site
, but, to summarise, the conclusion is that the only approach acceptable for non-technical authors is to choose one of the very few true XML word-processors on the market.
Note that the recent version of Microsoft Word (Word 2003) does not fall into this category, and for reasons why see the relevant opinion piece on this site.