Re: document processing
On Sun, Oct 29, 2006 at 09:21:50PM -0500, Douglas Tutty wrote:
> I'm revisiting how I make documents. I have been using lout since I
> started with linux in 2000 but it has the following shortcomimgs:
> Difficult to change things like margins
> Can't make html
> plain text output has blank lines that must be edited.
> My primary use is for letters and notes but also larger projects. I
> don't like wysiwyg. I want to be able to make: ps, pdf, txt, html.
> Something like DebianDoc seems overkill for a letter.
> I want something that is simple, probably a markup language, but without
> excessivly long tags or difficulty changing things like margins for
> non-html output.
> What do people find works well?
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