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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] QuickBook
From: OvermindDL1 (overminddl1_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-08-14 11:20:44

On Sat, Aug 14, 2010 at 3:26 AM, Daniel James <dnljms_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On 13 August 2010 23:46, Steven Watanabe <watanabesj_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> OvermindDL1 wrote:
>>> And in the generated PDF it put:
>>> """
>>> [id test]
>>> [id test] ]
>>> """
>>> too, like it did in the html, see attached...
>> I'd guess that the comment is prematurely terminated.
> For some reason, the comment parser for document info is defined
> differently to the other parts of quickbook and doesn't deal with
> nested brackets. I'll fix that in the 1.45.

Ah, thanks, was wondering what was going on.

On Sat, Aug 14, 2010 at 3:27 AM, Daniel James <dnljms_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On 14 August 2010 00:07, OvermindDL1 <overminddl1_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> It was not prematurely terminated, I had to comment out that one line
>> or quickbooks would not compile, which is odd because the
>> documentation says that line should be allowed.  The id line is also
>> in the documentation, but it is seeming like it is not supported
>> either, but it still lets it compile...
> I found out recently that some of the document info attributes are
> only valid for the 'library' documentation type. So I put in an error
> if they were used, but then I realised that it broke some of the
> documentation, so I changed it to a warning (this was about a month
> ago). I suspect that you built quickbook between those changes. If
> you're using a prebuilt quickbook, you should build it from a released
> version, since that will be better tested.

I built quickbook less then a week ago from trunk since that is what I
have available, could download a release version if necessary.

On Sat, Aug 14, 2010 at 3:27 AM, Daniel James <dnljms_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> On Fri, Aug 13, 2010 at 4:46 PM, Steven Watanabe <watanabesj_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>>> Also, what is the difference between article and the other possible
>>>> types, the documentation did not elaborate at all, just listed them...
>> Still curious.
> Types other than library are docbook document types. You can read
> about them in the docbook documentation.

What about the 'library' type? This should all be explained in the
quickbook documentation, along with a look to the proper docbook page
for the other types perhaps?

On Sat, Aug 14, 2010 at 3:27 AM, Daniel James <dnljms_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> Also, what about the man not building issue, and the fop issue?  Why
>> does the setup sh script try to download a non-existing fop version,
>> and why does fop1.0 fail with what boostbook generates for it,
>> although fop0.95 works?
> I wouldn't bother with fop, it doesn't produce very good results.
> We've have better luck with xep, The setup script is problematic, it
> breaks quite frequently. I've been thinking about deleting it or
> cutting it down to something simpler. The instructions I linked to
> earlier would setup quickbook without using that script.

Heh, well fop is what quickbook recommends and uses, never heard of
xep, will it pick it up if I aptitude install it?

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