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Subject: Re: [docbook-apps] DocBook and InDesign

On Tue, Jun 15, 2010 at 6:18 AM, Giuseppe Bonelli
<peppo.bonelli@gmail.com> wrote:
> Based on your experience , can you please briefly elaborate on the
> main problems you may anticipate in developing a DB-ICML roundtrip
> scenario?

My concern is a generic one about the idea of roundtripping in general
rather than a specific concern about ICML.

> any modification made in inDesign during the fine tuning of the
> typography (trimmed paragraph, change in the body text due to layout
> contraints and the like).

You're right that changes in the text would be desirable to
reintegrate, but doing DocBook->ICML->InDesign should leverage
InDesign's InCopy functionality. This might make it easier to change
the DocBook source and do a quick InCopy update.


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