Re: XML/DocBook for newbies

Subject: Re: XML/DocBook for newbies
From: Bill Lawrence <lawrence -at- mayaviz -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 17 Aug 2005 11:16:04 -0400

I'm just glad to have the discussion, actually. It's nice to see more and more folks on this list that use XML for publishing.
Lisa Hickling wrote:

Opinions and counter-opinions do not consitute war, Bill. Most
proponents of XML formatted docs are happy just to apply a standard, any
standard. Each schema has its advantages, disadvantages and well honed
workarounds. So, I'm not opposed to DocBook. I simply reiterate with
support from your posting that...

I find however that [DocBook] may require more massaging than DITA does

for single sourcing. Docbook has been good to those who use it and is
certainly better supported than DITA.


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