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Re: Priorities (was: working SGML package)
- Subject: Re: Priorities (was: working SGML package)
- From: Mark Komarinski <>
- Date: Mon, 08 Nov 1999 15:24:54 -0500
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David Lawyer wrote:
> I need to make some corrections/additons to this:
> >SAndy Haris wrote:
> >>If Docbook SGML is the best way to build Linux documentation
> >>(which there seems to be a consensus on, and I'm not about to
> >>quibble) then I'd say maintaining and improving the tools is a
> >>high priority item.
> I think the if there is a consensus, it's to remain with Linuxdoc until
> there is a clear path shown for transition to Docbook.
I thought there was one - conversion:
--Quoting Howard Mann 11/5/99--
1.SGML tools ( V2 ) has a script for conversion of Linuxdoc documents to
Examples of the conversion process are here:
If we already have a conversion tool from LinuxDoc -> DocBook, why
aren't we using it and getting with the rest of the world?
For those that don't want to put the full V2 on, I can understand that.
I'll gladly volunteer spare cycles of my home box to churn on
some of this stuff. It's a RH 5.2 box, so if V2 runs on it, I'll
install it and try a few sample conversions (starting with the HOWTO
Anyone running V2 on a 5.2 box can please e-mail me with RPMs needed
and any compilation tips (IIRC, V2 doesn't compile on a RH 6.0 box).
Maybe this is the reason nobody's using V2??.
> David Lawyer (I) incorrectly wrote:
> > It should be
> >suggested that the author of a howto put his url in the howto for
> >feedback. The Howto-HOWTO author forgot to do this.
> The url is there but not in the author heading where I put my url. Sorry.
> David Lawyer
You mean under style guidelines or something? I'm not sure I
understand what you're asking for.
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