>>>Who generated the PDF docs for 7.2? Remember how it was done? Is
>>>there a script somewhere for it?
>>Thomas has always done that in the past. There is some basic info
>>about it in the docs:
>>(see B.3.3), but I got the impression that he always did a great deal
>>of manual tweaking in the process.
The amount of tweaking went way down in the last couple of releases
since I identified the misformed but easily fixed rtf (in the opinion of
ApplixWare) generated by OpenJade. Look at doc/src/sgml/fixrtf for a
little utility to do that. OpenOffice seems to be happy with the rtf,
though I can't remember if I applied "fixrtf" first.
However, I did not generate documents for 7.2. Folks seemed to have
concluded that it was not a useful feature and were not willing to
accomodate it in the release process, so I stopped doing that.
Peter E. generated documents automatically for 7.2 (using tex rather
than rtf->word processor->ps) and it has the deficiencies noted below as
one would expect since they are well known issues to the OpenJade community.
The "manual tweaking" is a requirement for high-quality docs no matter
what path you choose; hopefully someone will realize that and decide to
put in some work.
> IIRC tables didn't format correctly (occasionally split over pages).
> Also (not sure if previous post made it), the docbook->PDF generated badly
> implemented files (~30% bigger than need be) [caused by pdftex].
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