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Subject: Generating PDF (was: RE: Q) Re: DOCBOOK-APPS: Converting from DocBook/SGML to DocBook/XML)

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dan York [mailto:dyork@e-smith.com]
> > Is there an advantage in using DSSSL with DocBook Xml?
> > Does DSSSL work better than Xsl for rendering PDF?
> Right now, my Java environment is broken on my box, so DSSSL 
> is my only
> way of going to PDF (I have just recently downloaded Sebastian's 
> PassiveTeX and have not yet installed it.), but I have had a number of
> people tell me that FOP and PassiveTeX both produce decent PDF.

I've been using 'htmldoc' to generate PDF and PS from DocBook source, by way
of a single large HTML file.  The PDF it generates looks good, and has
clickable links, and that sort of thing.  At the moment, we use a perl
script to clean up the output from Jade, because Jade is impressively slow
to process docs.

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