[lfs-dev] Update to docbook stylesheets

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Wed Oct 9 09:17:11 PDT 2013


akhiezer wrote:
>> From: Matt Burgess <matthew at linuxfromscratch.org>
>> To: LFS Developers Mailinglist <lfs-dev at linuxfromscratch.org>
>> Date: Wed, 09 Oct 2013 07:47:11 +0100
>> Subject: Re: [lfs-dev] Update to docbook stylesheets
>>
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>>>> I've just committed r10355 which updates the stylesheets used to
>>>> generate the LFS book to docbook-xsl-1.78.1.  The commit is likely far
> 	.
> 	.
>> as generally in-keeping with the spirit of LFS by using the latest
>> available version of upstream projects.
>
>
> Well, strictly speaking, _docbook_ is not _in_ _LFS_: it's of course software
> that's used to generate the _display_ of the LFS book; and if it's a goal to
> more-or-less _require_ to use the latest software to _display_ the LFS book,
> then what other requirements might be mandated - minimum browser versions,
> minimum pdf versions, what?
>
>
> ((More widely, xml is anyhow an in(s)ane way of structuring the core data for
> lfs &c.))

No, it's not.  You are not aware of the other uses of the xml source 
that we use every day to keep all aspects of the project up to date from 
a common source.

   -- Bruce



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