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Re: DocBook upgrade

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
Cc: pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: DocBook upgrade
Date: 2002-03-21 18:39:34
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Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> I once wrote:
> > Briefly after we open the floodgates for 7.2+1 I would like to upgrade our
> > documentation sources to use DocBook 4.1.
> Just so you know what the status on this is:
> As it turns out, DocBook 4.1 (and 4.0)  has some overly restrictive
> changes to the content model of some elements (read: "what tags can I put
> in what other tags"), and the PostgreSQL documentation is affected by some
> of these cases.  Part of these changes will be reverted in the DocBook 4.2
> release, which went beta the other day and will be released in a month.
> Add to that some time to wait for packages to appear and some general
> gratuitous hestitation, we might be at least 6 to 8 weeks away from this
> move; maybe it won't even be in this cycle.

From your description, I was thinking 6-8 months.

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