Adding Docbook 4.3 and DocBook XSL 1.65.1 to kdelibs

Rainer Endres endres at
Mon Aug 16 08:16:13 BST 2004

You should contact Lauri and the others with deep insight to our documentation 
system if you want to do something like this. Not sure if core-devel is read 
frequently by all of them. 

Preheaps posting on kde-doc-english is a better way to contact them. 


On Monday 16 August 2004 04:22, Frans Englich wrote:
> Hello all,
> I'm working on two documentation projects on, KDE
> Usability Articles, and a face lift of the Human Interface Guidelines. Both
> use docbook, and the docbook DTDs as well as XSLs must be available in
> order for people to work with those two projects.
> Specifically, the two need:
> * Docbook XML 4.3
> * Docbook XSL 1.65.1: Formatting Objects and XHTML output
> Docbook XML 4.3 is on <500kb, so I guess it's ok if I add it to kdelibs.
> DocBook XSL have grewn significantly in size however, even if it's stripped
> similarly to the kdelibs/kdoctools/customization/xsl, the size is 7.9mb,
> compared to the current on 2.9mb.
> The above functionality is widely used, and should be available centrally
> in KDE. The size is daunting but it have to be consumed somewhere, the
> question is where.
> If it should be placed in kdelibs(if not, it will probably lead to
> duplicates in the long run), should it replace
> kdelibs/kdoctools/customization/xsl or be another version, similar to the
> DTDs? I don't have insight in the KDE doc system to spot regressions etc.
> Comments?
> Cheers,
> 			Frans
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