Re: No More SGML
- From: Daniel Veillard <veillard redhat com>
- To: Shaun McCance <shaunm gnome org>
- Cc: gnome-doc-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: No More SGML
- Date: Mon, 22 Sep 2003 05:31:14 -0400
On Sun, Sep 21, 2003 at 09:27:12PM -0500, Shaun McCance wrote:
> Daniel is removing the DocBook SGML parser from libxml2. Consequently,
> I'll be removing the usage of said parser from Yelp. The 2.5.x series
> will no longer support DocBook SGML. So if there are any SGML docs left
> out there, now would be a good time to convert to XML.
The direct DocBook SGML parser from libxml2 was a very broken and hackish
piece of code whose intent was just to help people transition document
from SGML to XML, not an attempt at supporting DocBook SGML itself.
I did raise the point on the mailing-list, asked for feedback 2 weeks ago
about it, and nobody objected. That should not come as a surprise, really.
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