Re: XML vs. SGML for DocBook

Subject: Re: XML vs. SGML for DocBook
From: Sandy Harris <sandy -at- storm -dot- ca>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 15 Feb 2001 11:35:49 -0500

Megan Golding wrote:
>
> For future documentation projects, I've decided to stop using proprietary
> tools such as Word and begin using open standards such as DocBook with open
> tools such as Emacs.

Bravo!
[snip]

> By the way, for those interested in making the same switch, here are some
> resources I've found really useful in the past few weeks:
>
> The GNOME Handbook for Writing Software Documentation
> http://developer.gnome.org/projects/gdp/handbook/gdp-handbook/
> Tips and tools to get started with DocBook.
>
> The Linux Documentation Project (LDP) Author Guide
> http://www.linuxdoc.org/LDP/LDP-Author-Guide/

The home page for the excellent O'Reilly book on DocBook:
http://www.docbook.org/

Oasis, the standards group specifying DocBook:
http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/index.html

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