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Re: Source files of guides

From: "Poet/Joshua Drake" <poet@linuxports.com>
> >But what concerns me is that we have now "lost" the SGML for a guide
> >formerly had it. But maybe I'm getting ahead of myself here; we're
> >still trying to find out where it went. Maybe it's just not linked? Or
> >maybe Gerhard just hasn't sent it to us?
> The Securing and Optimizing guide is not, nor has it ever been SGML. It
> written in MS Word.
> >documents are only available in opaque formats. So whether or not we
> >"require" SGML, I am personally going to keep on asking for it.
> Great. But what does this have to do with SGML source for documents that
> never had it? It would take entirely too much time and energy to develop
> the SGML source for this guide.
> I wish it was in DocBook as well, but it will be some time; if ever for
> that guide.

You're right. Sorry, my mistake. I simply forgot that it wasn't in SGML.

I spent some time, months ago, working on converting it to SGML. I
eventually aborted the project, so my mind played a trick on me --
reminding me that I had seen the SGML source of it when in fact it was
never completed.


David C. Merrill, Ph.D.
Linux Documentation Project
Collection Editor & Coordinator

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