Subject: Re: Netboot Guide
To: Alex Kirk <>
From: Andy R <>
List: netbsd-docs
Date: 02/19/2003 13:59:16
--- Alex Kirk <> wrote:
> > Perhaps you are not aware, but there is now
> work-in-progress to
> > convert the NetBSD website to Docbook XML. Docbook
> is not particularly
> > difficult to write (or read), most people who have
> never seen it
> > before have commented to me about how simple it
> is.
> That makes a big difference -- if there's a
> standardization effort like that 
> going on, there's no reason not to support it. If
> it's as easly as you say, 
> then I don't see any problems at all. 
> > I do intend to post some in-depth gory details
> about this, but the
> > time to put it together has escaped me recently.
> As I've said to many others...hey, we're all
> volunteers here, don't worry. 
> :-) 
> > For a crash course, take a look at
> htdocs/*.{xsl,xml} and
> > htdocs/releng/, which is the beginning of making
> this happen.
> Will-do. 

Alex, does this change our strategy any? We'd probably
need to decide which docs need diffs, and which docs
either need to go or just be completely re-written and

I'll look into this tool as well when I get some time.
Possibly tonight.


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