From: Andreas Volz <lists@br...> - 2004-07-22 08:40:12
Am Wed, 21 Jul 2004 18:03:56 +0200 schrieb Kim Woelders:
> > OK, I'll try and set it up. First time I do it, so please have a
> > little patience :)
> OK, done.
> > And I think I put it there the next days. Currently I've some
> > automake/autoconf/gettext problems while changing from configure.in
> > to configure.ac...
> You should stick with configure.in, which is preferred for E projects.
Ok, I'll change it to configure.in. I had some problems that autoconf
complained about creating config.in, because there are better ways. I
should look how to work around this warning.
> Btw, you were asking about doc formats, edox, and so on. It is a
> really good question. Do you have some good suggestion? As it is now,
> I mostly don't touch the documentation, which is horribly outdated.
> Anyway, edox-data/E-docs/MAIN is some kind of HTMLish stuff. There is
> a script that will convert this to the man page included in the
> distribution (which I'm not too happy about). I think that if there is
> some useful XML standard, it should be fairly easy to write an XSLT
> script to convert it to whatever edox needs. It may be even simpler to
> make edox understand the XML format.
I think also creating docs in plain edox format isn't a good idea. I've
not much experience at creating XSLT files, but I created some docs with
docbook XML before and it was really easy to convert the XML file to
varius formats. With this it would be very easy to create a E manual pdf
and print it for reading or any other formats. (info, html,...)
And I have some ideas for edox:
- edox uses the Brushed Metal theme. Why does edox not use images from
the current theme? I think this would create a more consistent
- An "index-button" at top of each page to return to begin would be
- Perhaps it isn't possible in edox, but I think most people like to cut
text from online help and paste it somewhere else.
I create an CC to the dev-list, perhaps other people have also some new