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From: Joel de Guzman (joel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-06-26 00:37:38

Gennadiy Rozental wrote:
> "Joel de Guzman" <joel_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> news:f5lo2t$st1$
> Cédric Venet wrote:
>>>> How flexible is it in comparison with DocBook from extension
>>>> standpoint?
>>> If you don't fin dit extensible enough, go back to boostbook
>> Which means 'escape' to DocBook. The excape mechanism makes
>> quickbook as extensive as DocBook. And flexible too! Because
>> you can collect your escape routines as templates. So, really
>> I meant what I say, you can do everything that you can do in
>> DocBook in QuickBook.
> Doesn't that mean that to write docs in QuickBook I also need to know
> DocBook/XSLT (Because QuickBook in itself does provide mechanisms to
> configure output)?

Yes. DocBook is the backend. So, you'll need to know DocBook to
a certain extent.

> If yes, and QuickBook is just an intermediate form one
> use to generate the documentation in DocBook, than I agree my original
> question is irrelevant.

Yep. It's just a preprocessor.


Joel de Guzman

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