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Re: sgml-tools for Linuxdoc

On Mon, 20 Dec 1999, Stein Gjoen wrote:

> dave@lafn.org wrote:
> [snip]
> > Are there more real bugs in sgml-tools?  I found that I couldn't use
> > certain symbols in section names.  It didn't like "quotes" there.
> > This may not be a bug as the manual says that sometimes you need to
> > use &dquot instead of ".
> Another annoying bug is that any <tt> tags in a heading causes
> these entries in the table of contents to cut the title at the
> position of the tag.
> Example:
> HTML:      6.3 Linux md Kernel Patch
>    12.8 fstab      
> ASCII:     6.3 Linux
>    12.8 (TT
> These bugs have been pointed out on this list earlier, isn't it
> time to keep a list of bugs and suggestions? We seem to be
> rehashing these issues at LDP regularly yet very little has
> happened until now.

As long as the LDP does not take control of the sgml-tools (the v1 stuff)
the tools will remain unmaintained.

Ackwardly enough the tools are unmaintained for over a year now and LDP
still relies on linuxdoc sgml for all the documents without bothering to
maintain a toolkit.


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