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Subject: DOCBOOK-APPS: Re: What are the steps to convert to DocBook XML?

Sebastian Rahtz <sebastian.rahtz@computing-services.oxford.ac.uk> writes:

> Jade can happily process XML files. switching to XML is a win every
> time, as you can use all the old tools, *and* the new ones

...and you're force to code more verbose: you'll have to quote
attributes, you'll loose some minimazation features and -- most
important -- the marked section feature is more or less gone.

For authoring purposes XML is a step backward.  To use so called XML
tools it's always possible to do an sgml2xml on the fly.

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