[ITP] DocBook 5 + tools

Holger Bast HolgerBast@gmx.de
Fri Apr 7 10:14:00 GMT 2017

Ok, I updated the files and uploaded them on the server.
1) License added
2) doc und xml files are now separated

category: Text
requires: perl 
sdesc: "DocBook XML 5.0 distribution"
ldesc: "DocBook is a schema (available in several languages including RELAX NG, SGML and XML DTDs, and W3C XML Schema)
maintained by the DocBook Technical Committee of OASIS. It is particularly well suited to books and papers about
computer hardware and software (though it is by no means limited to these applications)."



> Gesendet: Mittwoch, 05. April 2017 um 19:05 Uhr
> Von: "Jon Turney" <jon.turney@dronecode.org.uk>
> An: cygwin-apps@cygwin.com
> Cc: "Holger Bast" <HolgerBast@gmx.de>
> Betreff: Re: [ITP] DocBook 5 + tools
> On 30/03/2017 16:39, Holger Bast wrote:
> > Hi there,
> > I'm interested in maintaining DocBook 5 schemata plus some additional tools for docbook (daps and jing-trang). I've never maintained a package before, so I think the best way for me would be starting with DocBook 5. By creating the cygport file I run into some questions that I would like to address:
> Thanks for doing this.
> For the avoidance of doubt, what license applies to this?
> > 1) docbook-5.0 installation path
> > All docbook-4.x files are installed in /usr/share/xml/docbook/<xml-dtd-4.5> and so on. With DocBook 5 the distribution format changed and there is now one folder with all necessary information:
> >
> [...]
> >
> > I propose to put the hole distribution under
> >
> > /usr/share/xml/docbook/docbook-5.0/
> >
> > so everything is in one place. I also had a look at Ubuntu; they put the schema-folders (dtd, rng, schematron (renamed sch), xsd and catalog-docbook5.xml) under
> >
> > /usr/share/xml/docbook/schema
> >
> > and all documentation in their doc-structure. In my opinion, putting everything at one place would be the easiest way to work with.
> I think the documentation should be under /usr/share/doc, both to 
> conform with our packaging guidelines (such as they are), and for 
> discoverability (people may know to look in /usr/share/doc for 
> documentation)

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