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RE: [docbook] Hello, newbie inbound

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Neil Roeth 
> On Apr 18, Tomás Aguado Gómez ( wrote:
>  > I use Debian, and installed the package docbook-slides, 
>  > but when I try to create a PDF with : 
>  > 
>  > /sgmltools -bpdf slides.sgml/
>  > 
>  > 
>  > Of a SGML Like this One:
>  > 
>  > */<?xml version='1.0'?>
>  > <!DOCTYPE slides PUBLIC "-//Norman Walsh//DTD Slides XML V3.0b1//EN"


> I think the issues you are having are Debian toolchain specific.  The
> description for the Debian sgmltools-lite package which 
> provides the command
> sgmltools says that it does not handle XML, and the above is 
> an xml document.
> Jade and OpenJade can handle XML, it's this higher level 
> wrapper that cannot.
> There is another wrapper available, docbook-utils, that is 
> supposed to be able
> to handle XML - give it a try.  I think the problem is that 
> Jade is using an
> SGML declaration and you need to tell it to use the XML declaration -
> docbook-utils does that.  If docbook-utils doesn't work, try 
> using jade or openjade directly.  

In this case, Jade will be useful only with DSSSL stylesheets for DocBook
Slides. I did some googling, but I could not find any such stylesheets.


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