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Re: debiandoc-sgml vs. docbook

On 29 Nov 1998, Adam Di Carlo wrote:
> Figures, tables, indexes, oh my!
> Why aren't people considering the redefinition of debiandoc as a
> meta-DTD, as a formal architecture.  Then you can use debiandoc-sgml
> and we can improve it incrementally or whatever, and we could also
> have docbook that has all these features already?

If DocBook meets all our needs, why bother with the meta-DTD business?
Just use DocBook.

If DocBook doesn't, then we still have to improve DebianDoc even if we do
have the meta-DTD.

So either way there's no point in having a meta-DTD. No? :-)


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