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Re: First pass for LDP-Author-Guide

On Jul 5, 11:28pm, David Merrill 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,
> >     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.
> I sent a preliminary structure (plain text) like this to the list about
> a month ago, along with some other suggestions. Many of the suggestions
> I made were incorporated, but this one seemed to disappear. Was there a
> problem or disagreement with it, or did it perhaps drop through the
> cracks? This is now a second person with the same idea, so perhaps it is
> worth doing?


I put a link on the home page, in the "Author / Contribute"
to "Resources".  On the resultant page -


we now have a (hopefully!) distinct set of links to the
the "LDP authoring template"; HTML examples of the result
and pointers to the SGML source for the template in both
flavors of SGML - DocBook and linuxdoc.


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