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Re: First pass for LDP-Author-Guide



On Jul 6, 10:34am, Stein Gjoen wrote:
> Subject: Re: First pass for LDP-Author-Guide
>
> Dan York wrote:
>
> > 13. As a potential new HOWTO author, it would be extremely helpful
> >     if there was a "template" SGML document available that I could
> >     download, open up, and start editing.  It seems that most of
> >     the HOWTOs have similar sections... like an "About this Guide",
> >     Feedback, Copyrights and Trademarks, Acknowledgements and Thanks,
etc.
> >     There's also a basic way that it seems you want a section/chapter
> >     to be created. The template could include the tags to start a
> >     couple of sections.
>
> Such a template does exist. I wrote one in LinuxDoc DTD, available as
>    SGML http://www.nyx.net/~sgjoen/template.sgml
>    HTML http://www.nyx.net/~sgjoen/template.html
> and it has also been translated into DocBook DTD. I wrote it to be
> included or at least referenced from the author's section of the
> LinuxDoc site. BTW it was updated recently with an updated copyright.

The DocBook one can be accessed from the resources section of
the "Authors: Contribute / Help" page -

    http://www.linuxdoc.org/authors/index.html#resources

(see "LDP authoring template").

We also have it checked into the CVS repository:

http://cvsweb.linuxdoc.org/index.cgi/LDP/howto/docbook/big-howto-template.sgml


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