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Re: Switching to XML

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
Cc: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>, pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org, David Blewett <david(at)dawninglight(dot)net>
Subject: Re: Switching to XML
Date: 2006-12-08 20:21:34
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On Fri, 2006-12-08 at 21:15 +0100, Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> Josh Berkus wrote:
> > As I said then, this is absolutely untrue.  OpenOffice.org, for
> > example, works with DocBook XML but not SGML.
> 
> What does "works" mean?

You can create, edit, convert, save, and open docbook xml in
OpenOfice.org.

> 
> > There are also a 
> > plethora of XML editing and publishing tools which can been used for
> > Docbook XML which are not available for SGML.
> 
> That has nothing to do with processing.

You are correct but XML does give us more modern and efficient toolsets
for processing. XSLT, FOP + Xerces for example.

Sincerely,

Joshua D. Drake


> 
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