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From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-06-24 21:13:01

Stefan Seefeld wrote:
> David Abrahams wrote:
>> on Sat Jun 23 2007, "Gennadiy Rozental" <> wrote:
>>> 5. This is new *nonstandard* format any new developer will have to
>>> learn. I don't believe we can afford yet another barrier for new
>>> submitters.
>> Unless they already know DocBook, DocBook represents a much higher
>> barrier for most people getting started.
> There are other standard languages that could be used as a mixin, such
> as ReST.

ReST nor DocBook are any more standard than Quickbook, AFAIK. If you
want standard stick to HTML (ISO/IEC 15445:2000), ODA (ISO 8613), or
perhaps OpenDocument (ISO/IEC 26300:2006). ReST and DocBook are more
widely used than Quickbook though.

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