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Re: [vox] Learning DocBook




----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Rick Moen" <rick@linuxmafia.com>
Subject: Re: [vox] Learning DocBook
> I just studied a couple of examples (notably, your Jigdo HOWTO), and
> then wrote raw DocBook SGML in vi.  It turns out that all that stuff
> about psgml and specialised writing tools isn't really necessary.
> 
That's what I was wondering. I've used psgml before to clean up wysiwyg-edited
web pages, as opposed to writing documents from scratch, where you use
probably a dozen tags, if you're concientiously using css. I just thought it was
awesome to find an editor that could actually read a DTD and understand markup;
and with debian, the validator was all hooked up and ready to go -- I dunno, are
there others?
> 
> I just installed the docbook-dsssl package, pulled down a copy of
> ldp.dsl, fixed a couple of path references in it, and then followed
> the instructions in the LDP Authors' Guide.  Worked OK.
> 
Yeah, again, with debian, I didn't have much trouble installing the converters
(db2x...) I guess now I'm just thinking about how one would go about tweaking
the xslt or whatever to make it a little more personalized.

Jake
<jlebeau@nyx.net>

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