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Re: DocBook/XML summary

From: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
To: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: DocBook/XML summary
Date: 2006-07-16 00:56:29
Message-ID: 200607160256.30287.peter_e@gmx.net (view raw or flat)
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Joshua D. Drake wrote:
> > - Translation tools may work better with XML sources.  (Totally
> > unconfirmed; would need to be in actual use by someone.)
>
> Do you mean language translation or transformation (as in pdf?).

Language translation

> > - More typing: Things like <abc>foo</> and other abbreviations
> > won't work anymore; all attributes would need to be quoted, etc.
>
> That is true, but we also get better interoperability, like going
> from xml->doc

How so?

> The one thing that I am still unaware of is a good print quality
> output for Docbook XML. Now to be honest I haven't checked in some
> time but one of our primary goals *needs* to be to efficiently
> convert to PDF.

You haven't read the second paragraph of my mail.

-- 
Peter Eisentraut
http://developer.postgresql.org/~petere/

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