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Re: proposal: Setting up a samba server on Fedora Core 4



On Mon, 2005-08-22 at 08:36 -0400, Paul W. Frields wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-08-22 at 01:58 -0700, Karsten Wade wrote:
> > On Mon, 2005-08-22 at 01:39 +0100, Stuart Ellis wrote:
> > 
> > > Posting a link to HTML is best, as it is the most convenient format for
> > > people to access. The DocBook tools produce HTML, so once you switch
> > > over it's easy to do the same.
> > 
> > In addition, when you have the HTML at a stage when you are ready to
> > convert it to XML, we will help.  There are a couple of useful html2db
> > tools out there that can help start the conversion.
> > 
> > I think HTML links are the best.  It helps make it clear it is not a
> > formal Fedora document yet.  As it progresses, we'll convert it to XML,
> > add a draft notice/caveat, create a component in bugzilla for tracking,
> > get it into CVS, etc.
> 
> Peter and all,
> 
> If you're using Fedora Core 4, and you have the
> openoffice.org-javafilter package installed, you will find that you can
> write the body of your document with OpenOffice.org Writer, and do a
> conversion after you're finished.  Since almost everyone on this list is
> running OpenOffice.org, that should make early collaboration very easy,
> just by emailing drafts back and forth.  Once you're happy with a draft
> and it's ready for CVS, you can use the OO.o DocBook XML filters to save
> the document.  (I wouldn't convert it until you're really ready; the
> filters for *importing* XML to OO.o's OpenDocument format are really not
> that good yet.)
> 
> First, make sure you have the openoffice.org-javafilter package
> installed:
> 
>  # yum install openoffice.org-javafilter
> 
> Now, write/import/edit your document in OO.o.  BIG TIP:  Use the Stylist
> to select styles for your headings.  When you select Heading 1, you open
> a first-level section.  After you type the heading title, just hit
> Enter, and the style changes automatically to make the following
> paragraphs part of that DocBook section (<sect1>).  If you select
> Heading 2, and type a title, the following paragraphs are part of that
> DocBook second-level section (<sect2>).  Although FDP uses <section> and
> not <sectN>, that's very easy to fix later.
> 
> The main point of doing this is that it makes writing easier for you,
> and should make the DocBook conversion relatively easy for other
> contributors when it's time to add the doc to CVS.
> 
> When you're finished, select File -> Save As... and choose the "File
> Type" option.  Select DocBook from the list, and give a name to your
> file.  If you have "Automatic file extension" selected, OO.o adds the
> ".xml" extension to the file name.

Permission to Wiki this very useful information for potential
contributors ?

-- 

Stuart Ellis

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