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Bug#485689: should mention DocBook XML as documentation format

On Fri, Jun 13, 2008 at 12:41:25PM +0200, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> On Tue, 10 Jun 2008, W. Martin Borgert wrote:
> > The developers-reference and many other Debian documents are now
> > in DocBook XML format.
> Thanks for the patch it looks fine. Do you agree that we should recommend
> usage of docbook for new documents in general and that debiandoc-sgml,
> while still maintained, should be considered deprecated?
> CCing debiandoc-sgml maintainers to get their opinion.


I am reluctant maintainer of debiandoc-sgml.  As soon as I get all the
Debian packages into DocBook XML, I will ask package removal with some
leadtime for uses.  I think its life should end soon as long as data are
migrated. I hope my recent package updates should have made migration
realistic option.


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