On Fri, 2004-07-30 at 23:03, Paul W. Frields wrote:
Having said that, because the DocBook tools are so easy, it's
efficient to use them while writing than for someone else to come in
after the fact and do markup.
I found them quite daunting to get installed and set up. I don't think
they are straightforward.
Emacs has a huge learning curve. Emacs plus psgml another step.
Add xml into that and I see why it stops some people.
I agree with the rationale for using it though.
I am personally in favor of a little less worry about "when is
else going to join in?" If we actually publish some useful documents,
that is when people will see what it is we are about, and how some
community members' accepted work looks. Then they can easily assess
whether they can provide similar material, and jump in too.