[TOS] Textbook / Mediawiki / Docbook
david.nalley at fedoraproject.org
Wed Mar 17 14:46:29 UTC 2010
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On Wed, Mar 17, 2010 at 10:28 AM, Greg DeKoenigsberg wrote:
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> Need some advice from docbook gurus.
> Are there scripts that take Mediawiki content and pump it straight into
> Docbook? And if so, how expensive is it to run such a set of scripts over
> our current version of the textbook? Is it the kind of thing where we
> could be doing "nigtly build" equivalents, or is it really the kind of
> thing we need to do once at the end?
> Educational materials should be high-quality, collaborative, and free.
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Short answer - not really - or at least nothing I know about.
Within Fedora Docs we start with Release Notes, and a group does the
manual work of setting up chapters, sections, etc, and then gradually
Perhaps a weekend hackfest with some DocBook types (Jared Smith seems
to turn around stuff like this in amazing time) can get together and
start this work.
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