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Re: Documentation File Formats

From: Brett Schwarz
Subject: Re: Documentation File Formats
Date: 21 Aug 2002 10:41:55 -0700

Learn DocBook, and then you will know what the advantages are, and
probably why they chose it. For large scale documentation, I don't think
there is a Word processor that can match it. I think the original idea
to use DocBook is a good idea...

Just my $0.02


On Wed, 2002-08-21 at 05:02, J. Childers wrote:
> Now that it's out, what do you guys think about standardizing documentation 
> in OpenOffice file
> formats? It supports text, drawing, flowchart, images, spreadsheets, 
> everything I think
> documentation would need and it would be very accessible to newbies like me 
> :)  And er, not that I
> have anything against DocBook (except of course I am totally ignorant about 
> it!)... OpenOffice
> wasn't an option when the GNUe project got started.
> OpenOffice saves docs as XML and has pretty strong revision tracking, which 
> might also be nice.
> Thoughts?
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