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RE: LinuxDoc/DocBook

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Daniel Lopez [mailto:ridruejo@atm9.com.dtu.dk]
> Sent: Wednesday, February 23, 2000 11:35 AM
> To: ldp-discuss@lists.linuxdoc.org
> Subject: LinuxDoc/DocBook
> Hi,
> I am trying to figure this out but I am not clear.
> My understanding of the situation:
> - Older Howtos are written in LinuxDoc, we are moving now to DocBook
> - The current HOWTO-HOWTO covers Linuxdoc, no DocBook
> What I need:
> - I am going to write a new how-to from scratch. I assume I 
> should do it
> using DocBook. I am familiar with LinuxDoc, not with DocBook
>    * Where can I find information/examples about DocBook 
> format? (another
>      howto written in DocBook will do fine)

http://metalab.unc.ed/godoy/ has a copy of his docbook howto information.
Expect a fair bit of gramatical changes, and maybe some other changes as
soon as I get my hands on the sgml version and can send him changes.  :)  It
looks pretty good from what I've read, though.  I might be inclinded (if I
already knew LinuxDoc) to start writing my HOWTO in that, and take my time
learning DocBook.  DocBook and LinuxDoc use slightly different concepts to
mark things up (LinuxDoc focuses on presentation, DocBook focuses on

>    * There were some mails about CVS, etc.  Are we using it 
> already? any
>    documents that posts the current provedures for submitting 
> the how-to

Uhm, the CVS server is online, but it's still "beta".  Please submit to
LDP-SUBMIT until we get all of the toys work on CVS.

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