Open Week - another docs day?

Matthew East mdke at
Mon Sep 28 22:00:36 UTC 2009

On Mon, Sep 28, 2009 at 10:48 PM, Phil Bull <philbull at> wrote:
> Since Mallard is conceptually simpler (and more fun to write in!), I'd
> prefer to train people in that and let them fiddle with DocBook if they
> like. IMHO, DocBook has lots of baggage which results in a steeper
> learning curve and requires beginners to worry about silly technical
> details.
> I understand that new contributors wouldn't be ready for DocBook
> immediately if we only trained them in Mallard, but we could do some
> follow-up work to fill them in on DocBook's quirks.

Ok, I don't have a problem with that.

Matthew East
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