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Subject: Re: [docbook] Docbook combined with a website

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On Fri, Jul 02, 2004 at 02:18:39AM +0000, Frans Englich wrote:
> The articles are of varying complexity - ranging from scientific articles with 
> footnotes and reference sections, to a couple of paragraphs of text. The 
> article module seem to suit my needs.
> Is it possible to use such an combination? Several articles into one book?
Yes, it's very easy to modularize docbook.

> I'm not sure how to achieve integration and modularization, especially with 
> respect to the website: The articles must be able to be linked from each 
> others, as well as from the menu - each link, be it the menu or an article, 
> should have the title defined in the article. When adding new articles and 
> modifying existing, I only want to modify one file. Any ideas, suggestions 
> how to solve this?
You can use a script to grab the title from each article and build your
> Is it possible to simply view the docbook files of the web, or do they need to 
> be processed first? (can they be viewed as they are in a browser, or do they 
> need to be exported into a viewing format)
You can view the docbook files using a browser since they're just xml
but they probably won't look pretty.  You're better off processing them
into html and pdf.  Or you can use something like Apache Cocoon to process them

- - Ryan
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