[Typo3-typo3org] documentation.typo3.org

Michael Scharkow mscharkow at gmx.net
Thu Apr 14 09:27:16 CEST 2005

Tim Franz wrote:
> We used OpenOffice at work to migrate a documentation begun in mediawiki to
> docbook. Worked pretty fine. (Copy and paste into OOo, then export as
> docbook with manual finetuning).
> A matter of taste is OOo's use of <section1-5>-Tags instead of nested
> sections, which would be a lot more comfortable for random nesting of the
> documentation parts. A search/replace solved that too.
> After that only a little fintetuning for the media objects and code listings
> had to be done because of the lack of HTML/Openoffice possibilities to
> structure text.

Please bear in mind that we are not talking about converting stuff once, 
but *maintaining* docs with users who are unable or unwilling to learn 
docbook and who don't have any WYSIWYG abstraction to help.


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