Re: French PDF manual

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
Cc: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org, Guillaume LELARGE <guillaume(dot)lelarge(at)gmail(dot)com>
Subject: Re: French PDF manual
Date: 2006-05-08 18:03:02
Message-ID: 28333.1147111382@sss.pgh.pa.us
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Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com> writes:
> Peter Eisentraut wrote:
>> Well, you can go into the documentation source directory and type 'make
>> postgres.xml' to get an XML formatted DocBook file automatically.
>>
>> It has occasionally been suggested to convert the source of the
>> documentation to XML, but while I'm not opposed to that, I don't see
>> any specific advantages coming from such a move.

> It would allow us to use xml2po to maintain translations, for one.

Sounds like you can use that today, if you want to; it's just one extra
step. But would it really be helpful on the documentation? I see where
.po works for a lot of short, independent error messages, but I don't
see it being real useful for big manuscripts.

regards, tom lane

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