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Re: Switching to XML

From: David Blewett <david(at)dawninglight(dot)net>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>, Guillaume Lelarge <guillaume(at)lelarge(dot)info>, Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>, pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Switching to XML
Date: 2006-12-12 01:39:11
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Tom Lane wrote:
> Yeah, but for purely downstream work like that, what's the objection to
> just running the osx conversion?  It seems to take just a few seconds.
> 
> I'm still not seeing where we get return on our investment for
> converting the master source files from one format to the other.
> 
> 			regards, tom lane

Does the designation of "downstream work" apply here? I was
intending to contribute back any changes required, to enable anyone
else to build the multiple volume version for printing. I wanted it
to become an easily maintainable way for the project to have an
up-to-date version of our manual available to bookstores, or
directly available through lulu.com.

I also would like to reiterate the fact that the localization
efforts would appreciate not having to re-do their work for each
release. Do we really want to continue considering this addition to
the project as well as their work to be "second-class citizens" wrt
the rest of the distribution?

David Blewett
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