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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-10-05 06:49:00

"Paul Mensonides" <pmenso57_at_[hidden]> writes:

> I'm not suggesting that it be the *only* way. What I'm suggesting is that we
> have a midpoint transformation that isn't too fancy and PDF's for the website
> and the distribution, but also provide the XML sources, a baseline XSLT
> transformation source, a semi-fancy XSLT transformation source, and the tools
> (i.e. scripts) to produce builds. Over time, more transformations can be added
> (if desired) for various purposes (such as generating plaintext, man pages, or
> whatever). Thus, there is no requirement on users, but the system is flexible
> and open-ended and minimizes the impact of choices such as frames vs. no-frames,
> script-based table of contents vs. not, underlined vs. non-underlined links,
> color-coded source snippets vs. not, blue headings vs. black headings, etc.,
> etc..

Sounds workable (to someone with my limited knowledge).

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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