Subject: Re: Tool to convert a Docbook xml format to sgml format?
Peter Flynn <email@example.com> writes: > On 13/01/11 18:36, Csanyi Pal wrote: >> I have downloaded a Docbook that is in xml format. >> I wish to convert it into sgml format. >> Are there any tool for this? > > I'm not aware of one. The first thing I'd try is to run the file > through osgmlnorm (part of the OpenSP/Jade package): > > $ osgmlnorm -wxml xml.dec yourfile.xml I did try and got error message at the and of process: $ osgmlnorm -wxml xml.dec manual.xml osgmlnorm:E: cannot find "xml.dec"; tried "xml.dec", "/usr/local/share/sgml/xml.dec", "/usr/share/sgml/xml.dec" osgmlnorm:/usr/share/xml/docbook/schema/dtd/4.3/docbookx.dtd:112:15:W: named character reference osgmlnorm:/usr/share/xml/docbook/schema/dtd/4.3/docbookx.dtd:112:17:E: "X20AC" is not a function name osgmlnorm:/usr/share/xml/entities/xml-iso-entities-8879.1986/ISOamsa.ent:40:17:W: named character reference osgmlnorm:/usr/share/xml/entities/xml-iso-entities-8879.1986/ISOamsa.ent:40:19:E: "X21B6" is not a function name ... osgmlnorm:I: maximum number of errors (200) reached; change with -E option When I ask for a tool that can convert a xml file to sgml, then I thought for a free software tool. Unfortunately XMetal and Arbortext are not free softwares. My system is a GNU/Linux system. :) -- Regards, Paul <http://csanyi-pal.info>