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Re: libpkg-guide status ?

On Sat, May 20, 2006 at 02:12:05AM +0900, Junichi Uekawa wrote:
> Hi,
> I've been inquired as of libpkg-guide status, and why it isn't a
> package already.
> It has been the case due to technical/procedural reasons due to the
> fact that libpkg-guide was in docbook-xml, and all the documents
> weren't, that is the reason it's not incorporated to debian-doc CVS
> repository (or is it SVN now).
> The reason it hasn't become a package yet is that I was kind of
> waiting for this document to be included into something like
> developers-reference or maint-guide.

These are in debiandoc-SGML, while yours is in docbook-XML. Basically
XML framework is bettwe since it has table etc.

No one took effort to convert these to XML yet.

So mixing with these are non-trivial task.

> The latest version of libpkg-guide is available at 
> http://www.netfort.gr.jp/~dancer/column/libpkg-guide/libpkg-guide.html
> http://www.netfort.gr.jp/~dancer/column/libpkg-guide/libpkg-guide.pdf
> I would like input from debian-doc folks on where to go from here,
> since I've been neglecting it for a while.

Simplest thing to do is package separately, and get recommended by other


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