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From Dave Brondsema <d...@brondsema.net>
Subject Re: Docbook as forrest-plugin
Date Tue, 26 Oct 2004 13:09:59 GMT
Nicola Ken Barozzi wrote:
> Ross Gardler wrote:
> ...
> 
>>
>> Docbook -> XHTML1 -> XHTML2 (subset) -> output format
>>
>> This is what I am hoping we can do with Seans work. As Sean the way we 
>> currently do it (subset of Docbook -> Document1.2 -> output) does not 
>> work and is demanding a great deal of duplicated effort with the 
>> Docbook stylesheets. Whereas doing it this way will give us support of 
>> any XHTML1 document. 
> 
> 
> +1, totally agree
> 
> IMNSHO we should make it possible for plugins to be able to generate:
> 
>   HTML4
>   XHTML1
>   XHTML2
> 
> In this way, for example, it can be easy to integrate loads of reports 
> that are now done in Html4.
> 

Yep.  Forrest would probably provide a conversion from HTML4 -> XHTML2 
and XHTML1 -> XHTML2, so that output plugins would only have to handle 
XHTML2 as their input.

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