Vincent imnotb at
Sat Nov 4 19:23:43 UTC 2006

Right... I remember Mark Shuttleworth once asked at his blog for wiki
software that supported the Docbook format, but that was for some project
for creating free schoolbooks.

On 11/4/06, Luzius Thoeny <lucius.antonius at> wrote:
> Vincent wrote:
> > Wouldn't it be easier if it was some kind of wiki, then when there's a
> > release some people will check it so it can be packaged?
> Yeah, that would be easier, but it just doesn't work that way
> technically. The documentation is written in 'Docbook' format, so that
> it can be translated into other languages and transformed into HTML and
> PDF by release time. Unfortunately, you cannot do the same with content
> from a wiki.
> There has been some talk on coming up with automatic wiki>>docbook
> conversion over on the ubuntu-doc mailing-list a while ago, but I don't
> see that happening in the near future. So, we'll have to stick to
> docbook for the official documentation.
> luzi
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