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From Jeff Turner <>
Subject Re: Docbook in forrest (was RE:Uber Document Splitting)
Date Mon, 04 Nov 2002 11:06:48 GMT
On Mon, Nov 04, 2002 at 11:06:31AM +0100, Carles Canellas wrote:
> I know there was a discussion about using docbook in
> forrest or not. The resolution was not using it.
> But there's a need for some people to use docbook
> without losing the information that a translation via
> XSLT to the forrest's dtd will produce.
> My solution was, in my skin, to change the xslt
> stylesheets to use docbook instead of the forrest
> dtd's. It implied some changes in the sitemap too, in
> some library stylesheets, in the ant to allow own
> defined library override the default ones, and also in
> the css to reflex the way the docbook elements I want
> to appear.
> I can give a summary of changes, in order to create a
> document "using other xml-doc in Forrest".

Yes please, that sounds useful.  Forrest should certainly be flexible
enough to allow the use of Docbook.

> I think that Forrest will improve with a xml-source
> independence, putting in the hands of the user to
> decide the use of the dtd gived by default or the one
> preferred, for example docbook.



> =====
> Carles Canellas.
> VicerTec S.L.

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