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From Peter Hargreaves <>
Subject Re: [Vote] Where is Docbook support going
Date Sat, 08 Nov 2003 15:10:08 GMT
On Fri, 2003-11-07 at 07:01, David Crossley wrote:

> A) Forrest should be able to process DocBook documents and render
> them with the complete "DocBook XSL". This does not mean that
> Forrest's native format will be DocBook, but if a project uses
> some DocBook documents then they will get handled. (The ability
> to integrate with Forrest navigation is left to another issue.)

+1 - Oh, yes, yes, yes please! Without this Forrest has a credibility problem.

> B) Forrest should be able to transform DocBook (using a minimal
> subset) into Forrest's native document-v12 format and render that
> as per default. It would be clearly stated (and perhaps enforced
> by validation) that it only handles a very limited subset. There is
> already a demonstration of this in the 'forrest seed site'.

0 - Then, if using Forrest - why use docbook? Or, if using docbook - why
use Forrest?


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