[Doc-SIG] Release strategy
priest at sfu.ca
Fri Jun 20 11:02:43 EDT 2003
On 20 Jun 2003 at 12:50, David Goodger wrote:
> I hope to get 0.3 out this weekend. There are a couple of small
> issues remaining, and I suddenly got busy with other things.
Although my DocUtils XSL -> XSL-FO transformations aren't complete
(the largest gap, by far, is in page sequencing), should I perhaps
toss it out to y'all anyway?
I'd started out hacking Walsh's DocBook XSL transformations, but
they're simply enormous and complex, and not well-suited for the
limited number of tags generated by DocUtil's DocBook transformation.
Throwing my hands up in despair, I decided I'd just best learn
XSL/XSL-FO myself, and start from scratch.
I've tried to make the file easy to customize, and I'm sure there are
far better approaches to some of what I've done (in terms of making
it all less deterministic, so that it's able to deal better with
unusual tag combinations), but it is, in my humble opinion, a fine
I wouldn't mind receiving a few sample files to test my
transformations. They're currently directed at publishing a
technical reference manual, and nothing else; this has limited
ability to exercise all the tags and combinations of tags.
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