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Re: writing HOWTO in DocBook 3.1 SGML
- To: Amir Malik <>
- Subject: Re: writing HOWTO in DocBook 3.1 SGML
- From: Mark Komarinski <>
- Date: Sat, 03 Jun 2000 15:17:59 -0400
- Resent-Date: Sat, 3 Jun 2000 15:08:32 -0400 (EDT)
- Resent-Message-ID: <hXCR9C.A.e6B.ueVO5@murphy>
You're not writing in 3.1, you're writing in 3.0. Big
difference, at least when it comes to output.
Your first line should look like this:
<!DOCTYPE ArticlePUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook V3.1//EN">
(I did this from memory, so it might be slightly off. Check one of the
existing HOWTOs (like the HOWTO-HOWTO) for the correct sequence.
Amir Malik wrote:
> I am writing a HOWTO in DocBook 3.1 SGML using the Red Hat 6.2 updated packages of Cygnus DocBook Tools.
> When I try to do 'db2html Enterprise-Linux-Server.sgml' I get thousands of errors! (I increased the # of errors to be output using the -E option). Most of the errors are about undefined tags.
> It output the HTML correctly, but the look-and-feel, however, is not like an LDP HOWTO!
> Here are the first few lines of the SGML source:
> <!DOCTYPE Article PUBLIC "-//Davenport//DTD DocBook V3.0//EN">
> <Title>Enterprise Linux Server HOWTO</Title>
> <Author><FirstName>by Amir Malik, <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> <PubDate>22 June 2000</PubDate>
> <ReleaseInfo>v0.1-beta, 22 June 2000</ReleaseInfo>
> <Abstract><Para>Little Intro...</Para></Abstract>
> <Chapter id="preface"><Title>Preface</Title>
> Is this correct? My feeling is that I don't have the correct LDP stylesheets/DTDs/DSSLs...
> I must have overlooked something really simple, can anyone help me?
> Thank you,
> Amir Malik
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