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Re: [vox] Learning DocBook

Thanks for the suggestions! Actually, one of the things that got me interested
a while back was looking at the source for this article - "Debian for BeOS
refugees" <http://tinyplanet.ca/pubs/debian/> but it hadn't occurred to me to
check out the HOWTO's as well.



----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Peter Jay Salzman" <p@dirac.org>
To: <vox@lists.lugod.org>
Sent: Wednesday, September 11, 2002 12:46 PM
Subject: Re: [vox] Learning DocBook

> hi jake,
> that's the webpage where i learned docbook from.   coupled with my
> knowledge of html, it was pretty damned easy.  the hard parts are
> remember all the different tags (that's why i always keep a browser open
> when i write docbook).   also, list environments are more complicated
> than they should be.
> as for compiling docbook, it can be a nightmare to learn.  i never
> would've been able to figure it out had it not been for henry and micah.
> also, looking at other HOWTO's docbook source was pretty helpful too.
> it gave me an idea of how other people write docbook, and ideas about
> indentation schemes (which is nearly crucial in docbook!).
> pete
> begin Jake LeBeau <jlebeau@nyx.net> 
> > 'lo all,
> > 
> > I'm thinking about taking the plunge into DocBook. I've spent some time
> > familiarizing myself with PSGML, so I thought I'd use that for my editor. I saw
> > this full online version of O'Reilly's "DocBook: The Definitive Guide"
> > <http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/docbook/chapter/book/docbook.html>, so I thought
> > I might use that for a tutuorial. Does anybody have any suggestions for
> > alternatives on either of those (editor or tutorial)? I've heard Pete mentioning
> > using DocBook, at least.
> > 
> > TIA,
> > 
> > Jake
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