I have used both and I much prefer using Oxygen, as the contextual  
help is, well, helpful, and the capacity for transforming using XSLT  
is a click away.


On May 6, 2010, at 11:13 AM, Michele R Combs wrote:

> I'm going to be teaching a one-day workshop on EAD encoding this  
> summer and am debating with myself whether it's better to use a full- 
> featured XML editor like oXygen, or go with something like NoteTab  
> Pro or Notepad++ that just provides some general (mostly visual) XML  
> assistance.  I've used Notepad++ in the past with students in our  
> LIS classes with pretty good success.  I can think of fairly obvious  
> pros and cons for both approaches.  I'd appreciate your thoughts,  
> particularly from anyone who has taught similar workshops.
> Michele
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