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Subject: Re: [docbook-apps] Generating markdown output from DocBook

As always, the question remains, which markdown?
   Such a long processing chain may cause problems?

On Wed, 27 Jan 2021 at 02:11, Peter Desjardins
<peter.desjardins.us@gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm finding that more documentation tools are optimized for consuming markdown these days. For example, some commercial API portal frameworks and site-generation tools use markdown as their default input formats.
> Does anyone have a nice solution for using tools that consume markdown when you write and maintain your documentation source in DocBook XML format?
> I have considered using a utility like Pandoc as a final processing step. So the chain would be something like DocBook > XSLT > HTML > Pandoc > markdown.
> I have also wondered whether anyone has built DocBook XSLT that directly converts the XML to markdown.
> Do you have something that works well for you?
> Thanks!
> Peter

Dave Pawson
Docbook FAQ.

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