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Re: Permission to submit HOWTO
Currently the LDP does require that LDP authors do their own markup.
I have heard of volunteers willing to assist with markup. However,
it is the authors responsibility at this time.
It is a lot easier to markup as you go than to try and work through an
existing document. If you stay with in basic markup parameters and not
get fancy it does not interrupt the flow much.
In fact, it is my experience that the markup actually helps writing. You have
to think about the structure of the document.
Is it a paragraph? <PARA></PARA>
Is it a screen lising? <SCREEN></SCREEN> or <PROGRAMLISTING></PROGRAMLISTING>
Is it a new chapter? <CHAPTER><TITLE></TITLE><PARA></PARA><CHAPTER>
Is it a section with in the chapter?
"M. Leo Cooper" <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
> On Sat, 10 Jun 2000, Poet/Joshua Drake wrote:
> > This sounds great.
> Thanks for the encouragement. I'll submit the first draft of the
> "Shell-Scripting HOWTO" (or maybe "Bash-Scripting HOWTO") in ASCII text form
> within the next week.
> I am sure you can handle DocBook though.
> Yeah, I could probably hack it, if necessary. Does this mean that you prefer
> the HOWTO authors to do the markup, rather than the volunteers?
> > On Sat, 10 Jun 2000, M. Leo Cooper wrote:
> > <CITE>Dear HOWTO Coordinator,
> > <CITE>
> > <CITE>I am working on and would like to submit to the LDP a HOWTO on the
> > <CITE>of "Bash Scripting" (shell scripting, using 'bash'). As it happens,
> > <CITE>I have been writing this document, off and on, for about the last
> > <CITE>months or so, and I could produce a first draft in ASCII text
> > <CITE>a matter of just a few more days.
> > <CITE>
> > <CITE>Mendel Cooper
> > <CITE>email@example.com
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