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Subject: Re: DOCBOOK-APPS: Converting from DocBook/SGML to DocBook/XML

Joe Cooper wrote:

> Aha, one I'm finally qualified to answer...
> Changing the header might be enough.  It depends on your SGML.  XML 
> enforces closing of tags that might not have been enforced in SGML.  It 
> is also case sensitive, so if you have any old DocBook with Capitalized 
> tags or even ALLCAPS tags, you'll have to convert those.

Hmmm, OK, I think I will be OK, except for <graphic ...> tags ... I 
think I always use lower case tags, and close everything, except 
<graphic ...> tags.

> The biggest document I've converted (~200 pages) so far, took me about 
> two hours to track down all the various issues.  While some of my 
> smaller docs were finished in 5 minutes.
> The most consistent problem I found was that my <imagedata ...> tags 
> needed to be closed.
> Richard Sharpe wrote:

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