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On Sep 14, 2007, at 11:47 AM, Richard Friedman wrote:
> Sorry, but LaTex is not a viable solution for open source community
> development of documentation. DocBook (XML) is one solution,
> another is DITA.
> I'm looking into some other open source communities that I'm
> familiar with to see what they're using.
> The general requirement for authoring/publishing tools would be
> something like:
> 1. tools themselves are open source
> 2. free
> 3. available on nearly all platforms (W/XP, Linux, MacOSX,
> Solaris, ...)
> 4. generates at least pdf, HTML,
> 5. includes source management/version control
> 6. provides some opportunity for localization
> We'll discuss this more once our docs email alias is established,
> which could be later today. Watch for an announcement from Jeff
> Amit Kumar Saha wrote:
>>> Docbook gets my vote, especially when one considers the html and
>>> pdf output. I'd prefer LaTeX, but then I come from an academic
>>> background :-)
>> I prefer LaTex too, the reason is same. Academic background :) and
>> new found love in LaTex Regards, Amit
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