DocBook XML & XSL: work in progess, new dependencies

Michael Pyne mpyne at
Sat May 1 16:34:36 BST 2010

On Saturday, May 01, 2010 10:24:37 Luigi Toscano wrote:
> 2) Remove DocBooc XSL from kdocbook/docbook/xsl, move customizations to
> kdoctools/customizaton. This step will introduce a dependency on DocBook
> XSL, which are again packaged on many distributions.
> Status: no code for this yet; this is the most complicated step, as the
> customizations that have been directly made to kdoctools/docbook/xsl/ must
> be properly identified and moved to the proper place.
> Please consider that those changes should not touch the "core" kdelibs at
> all; only the generation of docbook will be affected.
> Any comments/remarks?

I will say that when I was trying to improve the generated HTML docs that I 
ended up having to touch the DocBook XSL instead of making a customization. If 
you can figure out how to make the changes a straight subimplementation of the 
base DocBook XSL then more power to you. =D

I think it's definitely a good idea.

 - Michael Pyne
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