[erlang-questions] texinfo

Dmitrii 'Mamut' Dimandt <>
Mon Jun 11 09:11:20 CEST 2007


Kenneth Lundin wrote:
> Hi,
>
> The source for the Erlang documentation is currently SGML and will
> soon be XML.
> When we have finished converting the sources to XML (which is really
> easy) we plan to release the doc source
> as Open Source together with the code (but probably in a separate
> package).
>
> I think that a well defined XML source should serve as a good starting
> point for
> many different purposes like online help in editors, nicer formatting
> etc.
> We already translate to LaTex for the pdf docs I don't know why
> texinfo would
> be an interesting format when we already have a formal markup with DTD's
> tailormade for the purpose. Please explain the benefits with texinfo.
>
> Release of the source for the doc will happen during the year, probably
> Q3.
This is amazing news. Thanks!



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