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Subject: RE: DOCBOOK: Target is only technical docs?

The modular design of the dtd also makes it easy to pull parts into
another dtd of 
your own creation. For example, you might create a resume.dtd that at
some points allows docbook paras (and the paras take the standard
docbook inlines). See http://docbook.org/tdg/en/html/ch05.html. I do
know of a resume dtd <https://sourceforge.net/projects/xmlresume>, but
unfortunately it doesn't use docbook in this way, so one of its
weaknesses is a lack of inline elements. I've been meaning to post that
as a suggestion for that project.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Carlos Araya [mailto:carlos@cvc.edu]
> Sent: Friday, January 11, 2002 8:44 AM
> To: docbook@lists.oasis-open.org
> Subject: Re: DOCBOOK: Target is only technical docs?
> Tim:
> The structures are set, book and article but based on that 
> you can write any
> number of documents. I've written CVs as articles before.
> You don't need to have elements that are specific to what 
> you're writing,
> you can always use docbook to write any kind of document you 
> want, you just
> have to make sure you're using the correct structure of 
> docbook elements.
> Carlos
> On 01/12/02 3:07, "timte878@student.liu.se" 
> <timte878@student.liu.se> wrote:
> > Hey!
> > 
> > I'm wondering what ideas there are for DocBook. Will 
> DocBook only have
> > books and articles as targets, or will I soon be able to 
> write letters,
> > CVs etc. with DocBook?
> > 
> > I just started to use DocBook and I like the ideas of it, 
> but it'd be
> > nice if I could use it for all my writing, e.g. recipes, letters and
> > other kinds of documents.
> > 
> > Are there any plans on making DocBook the only word 
> processing program
> > you need?
> > 
> > Cheers,
> > Tim

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