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From: Markos Chandras <hwoarang@g.o>
Subject: Re: Converting DevManual to Docbook 5 [WAS: Re: Official request for having Gtk+ and similar in tree p.masked before ~arch]
Date: Sun, 22 Aug 2010 03:15:55 +0300
On Sat, Aug 21, 2010 at 11:43:25PM +0200, Diego Elio “Flameeyes” Pettenò wrote:
> Il giorno dom, 22/08/2010 alle 00.01 +0300, Markos Chandras ha scritto:
> > 
> > As I already told you, I am willing to work with you on that, but I
> > will need you to
> > explain me briefly the technical details ( not the docbook syntax as I
> > know it
> > ) on how to convert guidexml -> docbook. If you have a repo for that
> > please
> > add me as collaborator so I can work on that and finally deal with
> > it ;-) 
> 
> The repository is already on our hardware:
> http://sources.gentoo.org/gitweb/?p=devmanual.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/docbook (although I'd like to have this on gogo so that we can get the help of other people beside developers; a lot of the layout work here has been done by Mauro who's not a developer — although I was meaning to recruit him quite a while ago).
> 
> As for the conversion, I'm attaching the xsl I've been using; it only
> gives a rough draft to starts with, then it's manual labour.
> 
> It does not lose any feature during the move as Docbook 5 is much more
> expressive; and Mauro prepared a working syntax highlighter for the
> ebuild syntax.
> 
> -- 
> Diego Elio Pettenò — “Flameeyes”
> http://blog.flameeyes.eu/
> 
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> 

Ah thanks :) So from what I understand is that you need to run something like
xsltproc <your xsl file> <every .xml file on devmanual>

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