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Subject: Re: [OMPI docs] Defining an Authoring Environment
From: Amit Kumar Saha (amitsaha.in_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-11-28 06:32:57


Hello,

On 11/28/07, Richard Friedman <rchrd_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>
> I'd like to recommend using OpenOffice.org (OOo) as an authoring
> environment.
>
> For one thing, there are many output options, including open document text
> format (.odt) as well as DocBook xml, html, and pdf.
>
> And, I believe there are already a number of usable book/article templates
> available that we can use.
>
> My concern is that we come up with an agreeable authoring environment as
> soon as possible so we can get started developing content.
>
> If we generate source in .xml, we can convert to PDF and html using OOo.
>
> Seems like a quick way to get started.
>
> How does that sound?
>
> You can download free distros of OOo from the openoffice.org site. I've
> been experimenting with the download for Solaris x86 on my laptop and it
> seems to work just fine.
>
> Comments? Opinions?

Yes, OOo is a good option.

How are we going to distribute the docs- online Wiki pages and a printable PDF?

Thanks,
Amit

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