[NTG-context] docbook in context

Aditya Mahajan adityam at umich.edu
Thu Jun 7 19:00:08 CEST 2007

Quoting "R. Ermers" <r.ermers at hccnet.nl>:

> Thank you very much indeed, Luigi.
> I have been looking at the xml manuals of Pragma. I don't quite
> understand what you mean with the standard chain.

Hans has a This Way on using xsltproc to generate ConTeXt code, which 
you can then process using context. I do not know if there is a docbook 
xsl file with all the translations, or will you have to do that by hand.


> I have been experimenting before with docbook -> fo, and fop, and I came
> across valuable programs like Docman and Gemdoc. But I still prefer the
> Context output.
> I understand the mappings, but the Cals table mappings are more
> complicated. (This is also explained by Simon Pepping
> http://www.ntg.nl/maps/pdf/29_7.pdf)
> Perhaps this bug arose in a recent version of Context?
> Robert
> luigi scarso schreef:
>> On 6/7/07, R. Ermers <r.ermers at hccnet.nl> wrote:
>>> Dear All,
>>> Has anybody found time to dive into the docbook-Context problem?
>>> The problem is that all section headings dissappear when in a given
>>> docbook section a table is placed. (Of course the document is validated
>>> against the dtd.)
>> it's in my todo list.e that
>> But I can't see it until Saturday
>>> I am really puzzled by it, and it prevents me from using Context now.
>> Please,note that you can always use the standard chain
>> xml:xslt ->[xsltproc] ->tex:tex->[context]->pdf
>> and with texexec one can "hide xsltproc"
>> For sure there is a pdf about that at pragma.

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