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Re: spec-prod, xmlspec, docbook and Co.

From: Norman Walsh <Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM>
Date: 17 Oct 2001 16:20:14 -0400
To: spec-prod@w3.org
Message-ID: <87wv1ukoht.fsf@Sun.COM>
/ Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com> was heard to say:
| At 10:57 AM 17/10/01 -0400, Norman Walsh wrote:
| >DocBook Articles vs. XMLSpec
| How about the psychological issues?  We have had trouble
| getting people to use XML at all for drafts; getting them
| to wrap their minds around docbook as a precondition for
| drafting specs is potentially a pretty strong disincentive.

Or an incentive. There are countless projects using DocBook now, so
for at least some people it'd be *less* to learn :-)

But I get your point.

| Having said that, there's certainly a lot of infrastructure
| in place for docbook. -Tim

Uh huh.

                                        Be seeing you,

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