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Re: docbook for papers/theses

also sprach Stefano Zacchiroli <zack@debian.org> [2007.02.01.1453 +0000]:
> On Thu, Feb 01, 2007 at 02:47:24PM +0000, martin f krafft wrote:
> > If you're going to be passing it to LaTeX anyway, why use Docbook?
> > Why do people even bother? What are the alleged advantages?
> As I wrote, because the final output quality of "direct" transformations
> from Docbook to PDF (which means Docbook -> XSL-FO -> PDF) is not as
> good as Docbook -> LaTeX -> PDF final result.

My question was more why bother with Docbook as opposed to just
using LaTeX as the source?

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