The Debian Live manual
On Mon, May 19, 2008 at 12:44 AM, Trent W. Buck <trentbuck at gmail.com> wrote:
> One problem I have with my exiting ikiwiki/markdown knowledge bases is
> that markdown doesn't have a really solid, good-looking (via LaTeX)
> PDF output mechanism, meaning that you can't produce printed
You can produce great printed documentation from markdown & HTML with
something like http://princexml.com/
Basically a browser with good CSS print support. Which tbh isn't quite
'there' yet in our packaged browsers.
> Wikis are also non-linear, which also causes problems when you try to
> produce printed documentation (which is inherently linear).
Well, I think most people understand and like hyperlinks, even in
print mediums like PDF.
> Finally, docbook has good support for footnotes, endnotes, sidebars,
> appendices, lists of figures and tables, and (in recent versions, as
> an extension) some basic formula support.
So does MathML. Tbh I have not tried formulae out with PrinceXML.
>> I hate editing anything without vim & git.
> You can edit docbook with vim and git; it's not docbook's fault if
> there's no nxml equivalent for vim ;-)
I was referring to http://wiki.debian.org/DebianLive/ here.