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Re: Switching to XML

From: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
Cc: Mario <gonzalemario(at)gmail(dot)com>, pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Switching to XML
Date: 2006-12-10 12:20:34
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Joshua D. Drake wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-12-08 at 22:49 -0300, Mario wrote:

> >   And now in Chile, I wrote an app to translate postgres documentation
> > ( I took SGML sources, transform to XML and to POT
> > files
> > 
> >   The results are good! but is it not the best. To move from SGML to
> > XML is a hard work.
> I believe this point is being overlooked is people's willingness to code
> a solution ;).
> Mario could you please tell us *why* you ported the SGML to XML
> before doing your translation and processing? Perhaps that will carry
> more weight to this discussion then my hand waving.

The reason is that he uses xml2pot, which AFAIK only handles XML and not

Alvaro Herrera                      
PostgreSQL Replication, Consulting, Custom Development, 24x7 support

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