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Subject: Re: [docbook-apps] Re: Linux Weekly News: A quick look at Conglomerate0.70

On Tue, 16 Sep 2003, Steinar Bang wrote:

> >>>>> "Robert P. J. Day" <rpjday@mindspring.com>:
> [snip! pidgin docbook]
> > ..., although i'm well aware that, when it comes to selling into the
> > enterprise, this wouldn't be a good selling tool. :-)
> Quite. ;-)
> How much work is it to keep your pidgin docbook in sync with real
> DocBook?  Are you the only user of this format?
> I don't think this approach would be for me, since all online
> resources refer to real DocBook, and they are what I use to figure out
> how stuff hangs together.

as i mentioned, this approach doesn't change, in any way, how docbook is
processed.  all it does is add a pre-processing step that allows you to
cut down on your typing.  naturally, you'll want to work with official
docbook, but nothing says that you have to type it in yourself. :-)


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