[Lumiera] Back in business...

Christian Thaeter ct at pipapo.org
Thu Aug 30 23:57:50 CEST 2012


Am Thu, 30 Aug 2012 23:48:28 +0200
schrieb Christian Thaeter <ct at pipapo.org>:

> 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.

wohoo.. http://public.pipapo.org/nobug_manual.pdf looks a lot better
than old asciidoc/dblatex (but still not perfect). Maybe this is a
start to consider the docbook/dblatex toolchain, I investigate that.

	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asciidoc is quite broken and outdated and needs a makeover.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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