Subject: docbook editor?
To: None <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 11/08/2006 16:21:00
I am looking for a lightweight Docbook editor where I can highlight 
content and choose different styles, attributes, etc.

I don't need to view the tags as I work (but is okay if I do) and I don't 
need WYSIWYG. And I don't want to use any java-based editor or openoffice.

Also it would be nice if the editor interface can generate PDF and/or 

I have tried conglomerate before but it looks like its development is 
stalled. (Last time I used it, I couldn't get its interface to generate my 

I am a long-time LyX user -- if you know how to get LyX to work with 
DocBook please let me know.

I had been doing a lot of work with book in LyX but also simultaneously 
doing same work on same book in DocBook in vi -- doing the work twice is a 
waste of my time. I might just use DocBook in vi and forget about LyX for 
this project, but I like using LyX as it is usually a great time saver.

What do you all use for docbook editing?


Jeremy C. Reed