[Lumiera] Back in business...

Christian Thaeter ct at pipapo.org
Thu Aug 30 23:48:28 CEST 2012


Am Thu, 30 Aug 2012 14:42:48 -0700 (PDT)
schrieb Ed Keith <e_d_k at yahoo.com>:

> Have you considered using the DocBook backend and converting the
> DocBook to LaTeX?

yes, its very ugly, at least it needs some serious work on the
stylesheets. Something I know even less than LaTeX. I can generate a
example with the default style later. But the output is nothing i would
like to read.

	Christian

> 
>     -EdK
>  
> Ed Keith
> e_d_k at yahoo.com
> 
> 
> Blog: edkeith.blogspot.com
> 
> 
> >________________________________
> > From: Christian Thaeter <ct at pipapo.org>
> >To: nobug at lists.pipapo.org; General Discussion about Lumiera
> ><lumiera at lists.lumiera.org> Sent: Wednesday, August 29, 2012 10:40 PM
> >Subject: [Lumiera] Back in business...
> > 
> >Hi,
> >
> >after a (very) long break I am finally coming back to Programming on
> >Lumiera and NoBug and all other stuff what left around! It will
> >certainly take me some time to catch up where I left but thinks
> >looking good so far.
> >
> >As warm-up I am finishing the final bits on the 'builddrone'
> >continuous integration System which will soon be deployed on our
> >Development Server to build, test and package the software we
> >maintain.
> >
> >After that a long outstanding release of NoBug with some new features
> >is planned. Then Lumiera is on the plan. First some infrastructure
> >improvements we talked about (on FrOSCon) and then finally core
> >programming.
> >
> >Now with builddrone testing (building NoBug) locally I already ran in
> >some Issues. The Latex backend we once made/improved for asciidoc is
> >quite broken and outdated and needs a makeover. This was meant to be
> >the backbone for creating high quality printed user documentation
> >(for NoBug and Lumiera). You can check the old docs on the NoBug page
> >(http://nobug.pipapo.org/releases/nobug_manual.pdf). I am quite
> >excited about the quality over the normal dblatex generated PDF.
> >Thats why I'd like to ask if anyone fond of LaTeX and asciidoc would
> >like to help me to reinstate the asciidoc latex backend. Or helping
> >to communicate and push the code upstream (Stuart was always very
> >kind and positive about our submissions, I only don't want a google
> >account and therefore can't participate on the asciidoc google
> >group).
> >
> >
> >    Christian
> >
> >
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