[Scribus] DocBook/xml

Alexey G. Petrov petrov
Wed Apr 11 19:43:10 CEST 2007

On Tue, Apr 10, 2007 at 08:32:17PM -0700, Michael Koren wrote:
> General importing of structured content into Scribus, preserving style tags
> and structure, and rendering it directly using layout styles created in
> Scribus are aspects of my proposed project.
> My approach is not to directly write support for any particular input
> format, but rather to allow the user to define arbitrary input filters
> ("sequence selectors") to parse any format and convert it to structured
> Scribus objects that I will write support for, which can then be manipulated
> from the GUI and/or processed with layout styles based on their structure
> and/or input tags.

It is good idea. But XML "reference" format for text input or internal Scribus
XML format and XSLT filters is much more simple construction, is not it? It is
possible to make some GUI around XSLT in any case...

Alexey G. Petrov

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