Documentation updating / XML?
fgouget at free.fr
Wed Apr 30 06:58:07 CDT 2008
On Tue, 22 Apr 2008, Austin English wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 22, 2008 at 5:25 AM, Alexandre Julliard <julliard at winehq.org>
> > "Austin English" <austinenglish at gmail.com> writes:
> > > I've been working on some of the documentation, then remembered that
> > > Scott requested a move to XML:
> > > http://bugs.winehq.org/show_bug.cgi?id=12217
> > >
> > > There are quite a few programs to convert SGML to XML, and I've got a
> > > bit of time to kill. Alexandre, would you accept a move to XML, or
> > > would this be a waste of time?
I would vote for DocBook XML so we can get Html and PDF documents out of
it. Also now po4a works quite well with it. I could give you a hand on
the po4a part.
However I'd say that there are some subtle but important differences
between DocBook SGML and DocBook XML, especially around the include
mechanism. So I'm a bit skeptical that automated tools can really
produce clean DocBook XML code. But then they can probably be a good
It would also be nice if we could switch to a Git repository. Since
it's not possible with SourceForge it would mean moving elsewhere. Would
it be possible to have get it hosted on winehq.org?
Francois Gouget <fgouget at free.fr> http://fgouget.free.fr/
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