Re: www-master move, final steps: /doc/manuals/sgml-howto
On Tue, Sep 14, 2010 at 03:14:21PM +0200, W. Martin Borgert wrote:
> Quoting "Osamu Aoki" <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> >More problematic is:
> > http://www.debian.org/doc/docpolicy
> Here, at least the following two points:
> # We'll use SGML as source format.
> Note that this does not mean that users have to learn SGML
> to submit changes to our documents. We accept all other
> formats as well. However, they will be translated into
> SGML by one of the Debian-Doc people.
> The other options were: LaTeX, HTML, Texinfo, and several
> other minor formats.
> # We'll use debiandoc-sgml for our documents.
> The other options were linuxdoc-sgml or DocBook. Linuxdoc
> is no longer maintained; DocBook is judged by many to be
> too big and complex and difficult to customize.
> should be changed into one point:
> # We are using DocBook XML for our documents.
> Note that this does not mean that users have to learn
> DocBook XML to submit changes to our documents. We accept
> other text formats as well. However, they will be
> translated into DocBook XML by one of the Debian-Doc people.
> Older documents are in debiandoc-sgml format which is
> considered obsolete.
> Who can change this?
> Btw. both DVI and PS format are not needed nowadays, PDF
> should be sufficient for most people, I assume.
All what you say is good points, please feel free to make such changes.