[Scribus] Docbook XML import
Mon Apr 4 20:14:06 CEST 2005
Hey, folks, I want to echo Phil's question, here. What's the best way
to turn DocBook into Scribus' format? TIA.
On Apr 1, 2005 11:18 AM, Phil Hughes <fyl at a42.com> wrote:
> When we were first starting TUX magazine I mentioned the idea of
> importing our XML-tagged files into Scribus so we could use it for
> layout. (We currently use Quark and converting the Docbook XML to
> Quark format is one of the many filters we have.)
> Well, TUX issue 1 is out there done with Quark but we want to get it
> into Scribus as soon as possible. I am including below a "chunk" of
> the markup we have. That is, I deleted the unimportant stuff and tried
> to only include one of each type of thing. There are more but this
> gives the basic idea.
> What I am looking for are suggestions on the best approach. That is,
> we can do a lot of work with XSLT like we do for the other formats, do
> a lot of work with a Scribus script or a combination. I am guessing a
> combination is actually the right answer.
> Whatever we do should get Docbook XML import close to a reality for
> Scribus. I have added some comments in [ ] below. Thanks for any suggestions.
> <firstname>Xavier</firstname> <surname>Spriet</surname>
> [There is potentially more in this section. The main thing is that it
> needs to be moved to the end of the article. Probably something for
> pre-processing before a Scribus filter sees the article.]
> <remark role="no-drop-cap"/>
> eBay is a popular auction portal that lets
> visitors search for used or new products at a
> reduced price and bid on those items.
> What in the world is a snipe, you ask?
> Sniping is an efficient way to tell Bidwatcher to
> place a bid on a particular item a few seconds
> before the auction expires.
> <imageobject><imagedata fileref="7947bidf1.png" format="PNG"/></imageobject>
> [This tag creates instructions to the layout person (message in red)
> in Quark. Nothing automatic here.]
> Bidwatcher Tracking Several eBay Auctions
> About Bidwatcher:</title>
> License: GNU General Public License (GPL)
> Price: Free
> Home Page: <ulink url="http://http://bidwatcher.sf.net"/>
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