Re: Update to documentation


Subject: Re: Update to documentation
From: Leonard Rosenthol (leonardr@lazerware.com)
Date: Mon Oct 23 2000 - 17:53:41 CDT


At 8:50 PM +0200 10/23/00, Karl Ove Hufthammer wrote:
> > Committed. Your XML work sounds quite cool. How are you planning to
>> generate PDF files? The way I would immediately think would be XML
>> source-> XSL-FO stylesheet -> PDF/TeX. What's your plan?
>
>We will use XML --> XSLT (not FO) --> LaTeX --> PDF.

        If you're going to introduce an extra step in there (LaTeX),
as opposed to using XSL-FO's and something like FOP
(<http://xml.apache.org/fop/>), then why go with LaTeX instead of
HTML? I wouldn't expect the output to be all that much better in
this case, would you?

        And if you're going LaTeX, are you using pdfTeX or something else?

>I don't know much about XSL-FO, and this seems much simpler and easier.
>
>
        Too many steps, IMHO...

Leonard

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