Cookbook: Docbook vs. LaTeX

Nicolas Pettiaux nicolas.pettiaux at
Tue Jun 13 17:13:00 UTC 2006

2006/6/13, Matthew East <mdke at>:
> Yes, please join the docteam and get your work going in that context.
> The advantages:
> 1. kubuntu and xubuntu do it
> 2. you just adopt our build system so you get pretty html docs on
> (example -

going on with this example, could you please let us know how to
translate this document into any other language, as simply as
possible. (I would like to help with the translation of this very
document for example)

Is it registered in rosetta ? can the usual gettext tool chain be used
(= use kbabel or gtranslate) to speed ?

> 3. the docteam can help you with content and formatting
> 4. collaboration = good

> By the way - note that if you continue working on the wiki for now, you
> will be able to take advantage of the Moin2Docbook processor which will
> instantly and reliably transform the work into a docbook book or
> article. This is part of a summer of code project which is already
> working really well.

where can I find more information about this tool Moin2Docbook ?
Google has only 10 entries that lead to now usable code.



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