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Subject: Re: DOCBOOK-APPS: Re: Future of jadetex (Was: First OpenSourceDocumentation Summit at the O'Reilly Open Source Convention

On Wed, 26 Jul 2000, Sebastian Rahtz wrote:
>Camille =?iso-8859-1?Q?B=E9gnis?= writes:
> > >From what I heard O'Reilly uses non-free tools. Which one BTW?
>Framemaker, I believe. O'Reilly books are not free either, by the

We have downloaded a demo version of Framemaker to try as an alternative
to docbook->rtf->ms-word->postscript.

Clearly life would be a lot easier if we could convert docbook to a
Framemaker format. Does anyone have experience in this area?

How about a converter from docbook to Framemaker's MIF format?
Presumably we could represent each docbook feature by a Framemaker
template feature, and let Framemaker do the layout and conversion to


Chris Nettleton
Farnborough, UK
Tel: 01252 377200 (+44 1252 377200)
Fax: 01252 377203 (+44 1252 377203)

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