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From Tom Browder <tom.brow...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Problems With Doc Build Target "latex-en"
Date Wed, 11 Jul 2012 15:39:55 GMT
On Wed, Jul 11, 2012 at 8:42 AM, Vincent de Lau <vincent@delau.nl> wrote:
>> Van: Tom Browder [mailto:tom.browder@gmail.com]
>>
>> If my assumptions are correct (including that the source docs are in
>> project-specific xml), then maybe, using current apache source docs xml,
>> which seem to produce great html with the current stylesheets, it's
>> worth looking into a Pandoc solution:
>>
>>   # the existing flow, makes excellent html IMHO
>>   apache-doc.xml => apache-doc.html
>>
>>   # NEW flow
>>   Pandoc <= apache-doc.html => apache-doc.tex
>>
>>   # existing flow
>>   pdflatex apache-doc.tex => apache-doc.
>>
>> It would replace the current xml => latex stylesheets and it may result
>> in a better translation.
>
> I'm not sure why you'd want to use the HTML files or Pandoc to generate a
> tex file and convert that into a PDF. The XML files are very structured and
> would allow for nice cross-references.

Wouldn't you have to have new stylesheets?  Sounds like LOTS of work
if the other method would do the job.

Best,

-Tom

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