From: Alan Horkan (email@example.com)
Date: Sun Apr 14 2002 - 12:47:04 EDT
from what i have seen DocBook is moving to XML
off the top off my head i think Docbook 4 is the same in both SGML and XML
and XML tools are more readily available, so it is simpler to use the XML
or i could be wrong, me and my vague memory
abiword uses XML docbook, it makes more sense considering abiword already
does a bunch of other XML based formats.
On Sun, 14 Apr 2002, Randy Kramer wrote:
> Date: Sun, 14 Apr 2002 09:44:19 -0400
> From: Randy Kramer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: email@example.com, Roshan Mathews <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
> jdd <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: Newbie volunteer -- need some directions and help
> PS: I should mention that DocBook comes in XML and SGML varieties --
> presumably the XML variety will make more sense for us for a variety of
> reasons. (But, I'm not sure what the current DocBook export is in.)
> PPS: I'll try to make this my last crosspost on this topic, unless it
> appears there are good reasons to crosspost.
> Randy Kramer
> Randy Kramer wrote:
> > On another note, discussion is going on over at the LDP project about
> > getting DocBook support in open source tools and word processors. I was
> > about to write back and tell them that AbiWord has some support, and
> > some of the developers seem to be somewhat interested in improving it.
> > So, I copy that note below.
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