DocBook translation [was Surviving in a DOC infested world]

Michael Still mikal at
Wed Nov 6 11:37:05 EST 2002

On Wed, 6 Nov 2002 bradh at wrote:

> Are you doing SGML Docbook or XML Docbook? What tools?

I do _everything_ in SGML docbook now. The only pain I've had is from a
specific lecturer at uni who is fixated by roman numerals.

Editting: emacs
Generation: a bunch of scripts I wrote to make docbook relatively pain

> And what are you using to generate man page formats? I recently did a
> conversion of the OpenSLP documentation, and it looks OK in every format except
> for the one man page that I need a table for - its fine in HTML and PDF, but
> the man page rendering isn;t there. It looks kinda like the "strings | less"
> idea.

Conversion: docbook2<whatever> (ships with RedHat)

I haven't done man page tables though...



Michael Still (mikal at     UTC +10 hours

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