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Subject: Re: [docbook-apps] Tool for Word->DocBook conversion (UpCast?)

Jens Skripczynski schrieb:
> Steve Parker:
>>Does anyone have a recommendation of the best tool for doing Word->DocBook 
> If you could wait sometime, maybe you can directly use xsl stylesheets to
> convert you documents. The German magazine iX says Word | Excel.. 2003
> will use xml as basis documant data.

remember: XML != Docbook

> I hope they do publish some DTD. (That is compatible for more than 1 year).

I expect that MS is going to use some proprietary XML schema. Since it's 
XML, this would allow an XSL transformation to Docbook, I guess. But you 
won't get a MS Word that reads/writes Docbook out of the box. Perhaps 
someone will write a smart plugin to do so...


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