Re: tools and DocBook

Subject: Re: tools and DocBook
From: Nancy P Harrison <nancyph -at- us -dot- ibm -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 13 Apr 2005 19:28:14 -0400


Did you search the archives of this list, or of one of the DocBook lists?

If you only searched the archives for this list (techwr-l), you might want
to send this query to the docbook-apps (docbook-apps -at- lists -dot- oasis-open -dot- org)
mailing list. You can reach the archives for that list at
http://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/docbook/.

We never used Jade in our DocBook tool chain - we used Xalan and Saxon to
get HTML (and Epic's print publisher to get to PDF) and didn't have much
trouble with them. But if you're committed to Jade, I can't be much help
to you.

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Nancy Harrison
IBM Rational Software
Phone: 781-676-2535
nancyph -at- us -dot- ibm -dot- com


Sean Hower wrote on 04/12/2005 12:36:52 PM:

>
>
> This is for all of those DocBookers out there.
> I searched the archives because I'm pretty sure this has been
> covered but I can't find anything.
>
> I've been trying to set up a docbook tool chain on a WinXP machine
> and I am experiencing ..... well, difficulties. I tried following
> the directions in DocBook: The Definitive Guide but ran into
> problems at the Insalling the Modular Stylesheets step. I'm also in
> the process of trying to set this up following Markus Hoenicka's
> SGML for NT directions. I believe Jade is the culprit in both cases.
>
> So, my questions to you are what does your tool chain look like (and
> what software versions are you using), what instructions did you
> follow to set it up, and what tweaking did you have to do in order
> to get up and running? If you can point me to a different tutorial
> that would also be great. Your solution can either be commercial or
free.
>
> Any help is appreciated. Thanks.
>
> ********************************************
> Sean Hower - tech writer
> http://hokum.freehomepage.com



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