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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-08-18 06:33:48

on Mon Aug 18 2008, "Dean Michael Berris" <> wrote:

> Another option (that I think Dave Abrahams has been doing) is to use
> RST [0] to make writing/reading the source documentation easier than
> having to rely on Boostbook+XSLT (which I personally think is a
> brittle tool-chain).
> Quickbook is also a nice documentation language to use, but the
> reliance on Boostbook+XSLT makes it harder to pull-off. I don't know
> though if Quickbook can be made to generate HTML directly instead of
> XML. Joel?

We could "easily" build a python-based BoostBook/DocBook -> xxx
converter. What I'd actually do, though, is transform
BoostBook/DocBook into docutils' internal format, then feed that into
docutils and use its already-written backend writers to generate
whatever xxx we chose ;-).

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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