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brini 509 days ago | link | parent

I'm interested in whether you looked into using a DocBook tool chain via publican or asciidoc.


brini 509 days ago | link

The reason I asked was your comment about taking advantage of source control and the implied separation of content from formatting.

The only real advantage that I can see to going with publican[1] or asciidoc[2] is that they're free tools. The main disadvantage is that you'd have to define formatting via XSL.

[1] http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/DocBook

[2] http://www.methods.co.nz/asciidoc/

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pat_shaughnessy 509 days ago | link

XSL! Oh no! I'll have to steer clear of that :)

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pat_shaughnessy 509 days ago | link

No I didn't. Sorry I'm not familiar with it - can you tell us what the pros/cons of that approach might be vs. what I did?

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