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From David Crossley <cross...@apache.org>
Subject Re: DITA to xdoc stylesheets
Date Mon, 07 Aug 2006 23:32:56 GMT
Jean T. Anderson wrote:
> Ross Gardler wrote:
> > Gav.... wrote:
> > 
> >> I haven't looked at these yet, but google DITA to XDOC came up with
> >>
> >> http://blog.gmane.org/gmane.text.xml.forrest.devel/day=20041204
> >>
> >> http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/forrest-dev/
> >> 200412.mbox/%3C41B32236.1030904@apache.org%3E

There is also a Jira issue for this:
http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/FOR-461

-David

> > Progress was never made on that proposal. There is some discussion about
> > how to build a DITA plugin in those threads. Many of the problems we
> > discovered have been removed/lessened since by enhancements to the
> > plugin framework since those threads.
> > 
> > Another issue that held us up back then was the DITA stylesheets
> > discussed are now available under an ASF compatible license, or so I am
> > led to believe.
> 
> The DITA OT is dual licensed under the Apache License 2.0.
> 
> Derby is using DITA for the manuals; info is at
> http://db.apache.org/derby/manuals/dita.html . I think since we ended up
> doing nightly doc builds with ant, interest in a forrest plugin fell by
> the wayside.
> 
>  -jean
> 

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