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Re: Rep:Re: Permission to submit HOWTO

Wrote Bruce Richardson on Tue, Jun 13, 2000 at 01:09:03AM +0100:
> --- Gary Preckshot <garrell@inreach.com> wrote:
> > LDP is being held back by  rugged individualists who are determined to
> > write in raw SGML.
> I wrote my first howto using Lyx.  But I've been writing DocBook in vi
> (VIM to be precise) for a while now.  I'm a touch-typist, so vi is the
> fastest editor I can use.  It's syntax-highlighting provides plenty of
> help - a mis-typed tag stands out a mile.  Using vi doesn't make me an
> individualist, it means I use the tools that suit my skills and style
> (and how individualist can it be when millions of other *nix users work
> the same way.)

Here here. I converted the FTP RFC to DocBook as an exercise. Used vim.
Was lots of fun.

Not that I wouldn't mind some help such as a list of valid tags in
context. Time to learn emacs-psgml. Particularly when you realise you've
typed maybe 50 <varlistentry>s and put CDATA in directly rather than
putting in a <para>...


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