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From Ross Gardler <>
Subject Re: Need help getting DocBook working
Date Fri, 10 Jun 2005 08:34:39 GMT
Addi wrote:
> Ross Gardler wrote:
>> Addi wrote:


>>> In order to really make my pitch to my boss to use 
>>> Forrest I need to be able to use WordPerfect docs with it.  
>>> WordPerfect does publish to XML, but using the DocBook DTD, not 
>>> Simplified DocBook.
>> First of all, have you tried just using the simplified-docbook plugin? 
>> It will recognise the DTD and use the available stylesheets. For a 
>> lrge number of docbook files this produces good results.
> Yes, I did try the s-docbook plugin and I have s-docbook documents 
> rendering fine with it, but I get nothing when I use a docbook DTD.  I 
> had peeked at the s-docbook plugin files and it *looked* like it would 
> do what I wanted since input.xmap had the docbook DTDs and the xsl had 
> book and chapter elements, so I tried that first but it didn't give me 
> anything when I built the site.

Verify that the documenttype output by WordPerfect is matched by the 
simplified-docbook plugin. If the documenttype does not appear in the 
list of recognised DTD's you will need to add it to the plugin. There 
are a few examples in there already (see output.xmap)


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