Re: docbook for DDP
On Sat, Dec 07, 2002 at 06:44:31PM +0100, Josip Rodin wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 07, 2002 at 11:36:18AM -0600, Adam DiCarlo wrote:
> > > As Osamu noticed, the library packaging guide needs tables which don't exist
> > > in DebianDoc SGML. I'm quite open to switching the rest of the new
> > > maintainers' guide to a more advanced format if it's going to help
> > > making the document content better.
Table was converted to a list/taglist relatively trivially. (I think it
will be nice we can move to table capable format soon. But it takes
> > As for the question, will the content be better in DocBook? No -- not
> > without proper use of tags, education about DocBook, etc.
> No, the content will be better because the new maintainers' guide doesn't
> _have_ anything about library packaging, and integration of the library
> packaging guide would obviously fix that.
If so and both of you agree, cut and paste section I made into your
document. It is already debiandoc-sgml format.
> If the integration of that content requires integration of those few tables,
> and that in turn requires using a different format, that's just fine with
> me, because the content is far more important than the formatting.
> (Presuming the different format is entirely functional like DebianDoc SGML
> is, of course.)
> > Again: we should accept both. Josip, maybe you already meant that.
> Yes, of course. I wasn't referring to anything in general, just about the
By the way, can I start hands-on guide (XML) subdirectory. Please see
my other post and suggest what shall be the directory name.
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