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From: Stefan Seefeld (seefeld_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-09-22 09:31:47

Douglas Gregor wrote:

>>How well does BoostBook meet these goals? It seems to be based on DocBook,
>>and my experience with DocBook has been that using it is quite painful if
>>you have any significant amount of mathematics in your document.
> It's failing this goal quite fantastically, for the reason you give. DocBook
> had a whole heck of a lot of advantages that LaTeX did not, but LaTeX had the
> solid math support.

well, depends on what you refer to as 'docbook'. Docbook-the-language
has support for math in the sense that it permits embedded mathml.
The real problem are the tools required to process it and generate
decent output. Especially xsl-fo processors are a pain.


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