Re: Wrong path for RTF mapping
Taketoshi Sano wrote:
> I add debian-doc ML at Cc: of this mail.
> This bug reported against that sgml-tools V1 can not handle
> the debiandoc dtd documents.
> In <19991215110914.A23867@finlandia.infodrom.north.de>,
> at Date: Wed, 15 Dec 1999 11:09:14 +0100,
> on Subject: Re: Wrong path for RTF mapping,
> Martin Schulze <joey@finlandia.Infodrom.North.DE> writes:
> joey> reopen 36944
> joey> severity 36944 normal
> joey> thanks
> joey> Taketoshi Sano wrote:
> joey> > Hi.
> joey> >
> joey> > this sgml-tools is dead branch, and only maintained for
> joey> > backward compatibility to linuxdoc dtd.
> joey> >
> joey> > I don't want to enhance this sgml-tools to support debiandoc dtd,
> joey> > because I wish to work on enhancement of i18n (esp. japanese) support
> joey> > in debiandoc-sgml and jade.
> joey> >
> joey> > If you wish to handle the debiandoc dtd documents,
> joey> > you should use the debiandoc-sgml package.
> joey> I'm sorry, but shipping buggy software is not our job, nor is it
> joey> closing bugs that aren't fixed.
> Then, If a C compiler can not compile the C++ source code,
> do you think it is buggy ? I don't think so.
> joey> > /usr/bin/debiandoc2latex2e is the convert command to get
> joey> > the result in latex2e format.
> joey> If I remember where I needed it I'll try this one.
> I think the DebianDoc DTD is different one from LinuxDoc DTD,
> if this sgml-tools V1 was buggy because it can not
> handle the DebianDoc DTD, then sgmltools-2 and jade should be marked
> as well as sgml-tools V1, because they can not handle LinuxDoc DTD.
> I think this bug report should be forwarded, but since the upstream
> does not have interest on enhancement of sgml-tools v1 because he
> tried to develop sgmltool-2, and sgmltools-2 can not handle the linuxdoc
> dtd, and LDP still uses linuxdoc DTD, so we Debian should provide this
> old sgml-tools v1 package.
> So I set severity wishlist for this report, and others similar to this.
> If just to add symlink is enough to support debiandoc dtd, I will do it,
> but I don't think so,,,
> Comment from anyone ? Please.
Not sure if you're mixing things up.
a) Are sgml-tools buggy?
b) Does it look in the wrong path?
If b) why not fix b)? If a) it will be more difficult, I agree.
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