Re: PDFs for user-guide, accessibility-guide and system-admin-guide

On Wed, 2006-03-08 at 19:23 +0100, Murray Cumming wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-03-08 at 12:00 -0600, Shaun McCance wrote:
> > We do have printing support in Yelp now, but it simply
> > prints the HTML using the stuff built into Gecko.  It's
> > sufficient for most normal people.
> > 
> > But I have always wanted Yelp to do high-quality printing
> > by converting the DocBook directly to PDF, rather than
> > printing the HTML output.  Brent's work here has at least
> > given us a solid starting point for that.  It's not at all
> > unreasonable to expect that we could do this automatically
> > and on-the-fly inside Yelp.
> But FOP needs Java.

Which is a big part of why I haven't dug into it before.
A number of people have looked into xmlroff on numerous
occasions, but it just doesn't seem mature enough yet.


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