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Waltham, MA and Ottawa, ON -- February 5, 1998 --
Interleaf, Inc. (NASDAQ:LEAF)
and Microstar Software Ltd. (TSE: MSS) today announced a far-reaching
SGML/XML partnership under which Interleaf and Microstar will jointly develop
new XML products, Microstar was granted exclusive rights to
further develop and jointly market with Interleaf three of its
Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML) products:
FastTAG, SGML Hammer, and SureStyle and offer SGML and
Extensible Markup Language (XML) services to Interleaf customers.
Under the agreement, Microstar was appointed a reseller of the Interleaf
I6 Workgroup Publishing Solution and Interleaf was appointed a reseller of
Microstar's SGML and XML products and services including Near & Far Designer.
This partnership combines Interleaf's leading authoring, conversion and formatting tools with MicroStar's best-of-breed SGML/XML modeling software and consulting services. This combination will provide customers with the foremost solution for complex publishing that delivers the power of SGML, XML, and HTML technology. The partnership also forms a foundation on which the two companies intend to jointly build future products to address the evolving trend toward XML as a standard Internet document and transaction structure and content modeling language.
"By enabling each company to concentrate on core competencies, this partnership will provide users with support for today's advances in SGML technology and address future XML requirements," stated Jaime Ellertson, Interleaf's President and CEO. "It also builds on our previously-announced partnership with SoftQuad Inc. to deliver an Internet SGML Publishing Suite by integrating the Interleaf Xtreme intranet repository with SoftQuad's Panorama Viewer. Teaming with Microstar and SoftQuad will enable Interleaf to provide a comprehensive SGML/XML solution to our customers."
"Our partnership with Interleaf is a key element of Microstar's commitment to provide advanced technology and solutions to an expanding worldwide SGML customer base. It also demonstrates our determination to quickly leverage Microstar's SGML knowledge base into the rapidly expanding XML product and service market," stated Peter Jordan, Microstar's President and CEO.
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