Hasn't 5.1 been released to fix the problems that 5.0 had? I was
hearing about it, but don't use it (yet) so I haven't tracked it down.


Art Campbell
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On Thu, Jul 23, 2009 at 7:06 AM, Gary Schnabl<gSchnabl at> wrote:
> Garnier Garnier wrote:
>> Hello Listers,
>> I am about to explore DocBook. I am sure some of the listers must be using 
>> it or have used it in the past. Could you please share your experience? Went 
>> through some of the details over the net and it seems a good tool to switch 
>> to but involves a very deep learning curve. Is there any plug-in available 
>> to make things easier? I need to know this as some of the writers are not 
>> keen to learn XML and would rather click buttons that would take care of 
>> what they want to generate. The company will definitely not invest in 
>> training nor am I aware of any institute/entity in India that imparts 
>> training in DocBook.
>> When I start exploring I will definitely join the DocBook user forum. Am 
>> writing to this list as I need some firsthand information about the tool.
>> Any kind of related information is welcome.
>> TIA
>> B/R
>> Garnier
> Two or three years ago, I created huge EDDs for DocBook 4.12, 4.5, and
> 5. Of the three DB 5 is a little incomplete because a few items were
> missing in the DTD file that the DocBook people assembled. Still, a
> helluva lot could be done with the almost-intact DB 5. [I read somewhere
> in the minutes of a meeting several months ago that the editor involved
> with DB 5 might complete that DTD...]
> But with the advent of DB 5, the DTD version is nonnormative.
> Gary
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