Re: developers-reference in SVN
* W. Martin Borgert (firstname.lastname@example.org) [080223 14:19]:
> some time ago, I created a DocBook XML version of the Debian
> Developers Reference. In the process of changing the source
> format, I also changed the translations (fr and ja) to be based
> on po4a. The thing is in our SVN:
> There are some potential problems:
> 1. The whole conversion process was messy and might have
> introduced bugs, unnoticed by me. Esp. for the translated
> versions, fr and ja.
> 2. The patches in the BTS need to be converted to DocBook. I
> volunteer for that task.
> Does anyone in DDP object to an upload of this version?
I would welcome if you drive this further and finally also do the
1. We need to adjust the build process as well for the webpages (and
that should happen before the upload)
2. Some unauthorized changes have been done since then - I'm not going
to fix that, but one might to look into merging
3. One should add a large warning to cvs before upload the svn version.