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Bug#171351: RFA: xmlto -- XML-to-any converter

Package: wnpp
Version: unavailable; reported 2002-12-01
Severity: normal

I request an adopter for the xmlto package.

I posted recently about orphaning it on -devel and got a few
answers but nobody adopted it yet. I consider this package important for
debian but feel that I lack sgml and TeX knowledge to package it.

I hope somebody will take care of it. Most bugs (I believe all) are
fixed in the new upstream release. Unfortunately I am unable to get the
last release to produce any output file. The upstream author is helpful
but I am sure I am missing something obvious.

If you want to adopt it, go forward and upload the current package after
closing this RFA bug and changing the maintainer address.


The package description is:
 xmlto is a front-end to an XSL toolchain. It chooses an appropriate
 stylesheet for the conversion you want and applies it using an
 external XSL-T processor. It also performs any necessary
 Currently the only XSL-T processor that is supported is xsltproc,
 from Daniel Veillard's libxslt package.
 Supported conversions from DocBook XML: dvi, fo, html, html-nochunks,
 man, pdf, ps, txt.
 Supported conversions from XSL-FO: dvi, pdf, ps.
 For DVI, PDF and PostScript output, Sebastian Rahtz's PassiveTeX  is

-- System Information:
Debian Release: testing/unstable
Architecture: powerpc
Kernel: Linux philly 2.4.20-rc1-ben0 #1 Thu Nov 14 22:18:04 EST 2002 ppc
Locale: LANG=fr_FR@euro, LC_CTYPE=fr_FR@euro

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