Documentation; GO!

Elizabeth Krumbach lyz at
Sat Aug 11 21:31:51 UTC 2012

On Tue, Aug 7, 2012 at 3:01 AM, Paulo Ribeiro <paulo at> wrote:
> Hello again,
> Over the weekend I managed to install the DocBookWiki application on a
> Ubuntu Server 10.04 machine, but unfortunately I couldn't get the
> application to work. I suspect that DocBookWiki is no longer compatible
> either with phpWebApp, which is one of the dependencies, or with PHP 5.
> Furthermore, the project isn't actively maintained for at least 4 years
> (,
> which limits the option of asking for support.

Thanks for spending the time on this!

> Interestingly, I found an old blog post by Mark Shuttleworth where he poses
> the same requirements as the Xubuntu Documentation project:
> There are many suggestions of tools to do the job in the comments, including
> the built-in DocBook support of MoinMoin, which sounds promising.
> Perhaps someone is already familiarized with one of the suggested tools and
> could give any advice about using them in the Documentation project?

I'm not sure such a person exists who is available right now :)

Looking at this project, it's quite a big one and docs freeze is on
September 20th so we really want to get moving forward soon so we can
get this in on time.

Elizabeth Krumbach // Lyz // pleia2

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