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From Gerard van Enk <gerard.van....@eo.nl>
Subject Re: Offer to help on Cocoon documentation
Date Sun, 04 Jun 2000 14:24:44 GMT
Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:
> 
> Giacomo Pati wrote:
> >
> > Pete Farmer wrote:
> > >
> > > [deletion happens]
> > > >

<snip>

> > > 3) Stefano seems keen to get the stuff in DocBook - meaning
> > > standard DocBook v4.0, which has just been released.
> >
> > A question to Stefano: Do we replace Stylebook with DocBook?
> 
> What to you mean? Stylebook is a program, DocBook is a DTD.
> 
> If you mean: replace current DTDs with DocBook, yes, that's the plan.
> 
> Why? Well, mostly because:
> 
> 1) it's a very complete DTD and documentation is free and very good
> 2) almost all projects are converging to use DocBook for documentation
> 3) we have HTML and FO stylesheets (Norman's)
> 4) allows us to generate a "book" out of "article"'s (a full PDF, like
> the Xerces folks did)

Will there be a stylesheet with which we can convert all the existing
documentation using the Stylebook dtd's to DocBook dtd? 

Gerard


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