Wiki like documentation Was: Re: Wrapping up 7.4 (finally)

Jeremy C. Reed reed at
Fri Jun 13 13:14:52 PDT 2008

On Fri, 13 Jun 2008, Alan Coopersmith wrote:

> > I think xorg-docs/hardcopy/Xserver/ddx.PS.gz needs to be regenerated and 
> > committed/pushed.
> Eamon Walsh recently converted the sources to DocBook so that HTML
> & PDF can be easily built as well.   I understand having both sources
> and .PS.gz files in three when the tools needed were not freely available,
> like the FrameMaker docs, but I wonder if that's still needed for the
> DocBook forms.   (We could generate various formats at tarball generation
> time, but I think then we'd want the pure source tarball, and tarballs
> of generated HTML, PDF, Postscript, so that people who wanted pre-formatted
> docs could just grab the right format.)

Okay, that is fine. Then the PS files should be removed from the git tree 
-- they are out-dated. And then the release tarball of the xorgs-docs can 
include the PS files (but not the original source).

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