Babies, Blogwatch & Magazines
It was a fairly busy week for me. Monday started with a gigantic rush of blood to the head as Aiko decided the time was now.
It was a hell of a ride through morning rush hour Monday around 9am - the traffic jams seemed unusually long this time, and we had to wait 10 minutes on a passing train which drove around 5 km/h with 100 or so wagons.
But we got at the hospital just in time!
Needless to say we are absolutely delighted with our new baby daughter!!
A lot of hospital visits and 'arranging things' this week, but I found some time to read up on some XPS related blogs:
The nice folks over @ XPSReview took a closer look at Adobe Acrobat's capability to import XPS files on Windows
. I stumbled upon this a while ago - Adobe is not very vocal about this, and it is only supported in the Windows version of Acrobat 8. I share the view that in order to get XPS moving, we absolutely need a good quality reading (and corrective editing) application - it's our aim to deliver this with NiXPS.app.
Adrian Ford wrote a nice article on the MXDW (Microsoft XPS Document Writer: the 'print to xps' feature in Vista, and via the XPS Essential Pack also available on XP). More specifically he scheds some light on the various ways one can use the MXDW from applications to print XPS
This month's issue of 'Grafisch Nieuws' - a trade publication on the graphical arts business in the Benelux (Belgium-The Netherlands-Luxemburg) - has an article on XPS & the printing industry. NiXPS is also featured, I was interviewed by them a few weeks back. Take a look here: in Dutch