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Re: docbook for papers/theses

also sprach Stefano Zacchiroli <zack@debian.org> [2007.02.01.0936 +0000]:
>   - via dblatex (hence passing through LaTeX): quality is nice but to
>     obtain decent LaTeX output---and I guess you're as perfectionistic
>     as me in that---you really have to work *a lot* on customizing the
>     XSL stylesheet ==>> lot of work

If you're going to be passing it to LaTeX anyway, why use Docbook?
Why do people even bother? What are the alleged advantages?

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