From: Carsten Dominik <email@example.com>
To: Rustom Mody <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Cc: emacs-orgmode <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: Re: docbook export-special
Date: Thu, 28 May 2009 11:00:21 +0200 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <A9B0F8EC-9392-4416-951A-F6F2F53B18AC@gmail.com> (raw)
On May 28, 2009, at 9:47 AM, Rustom Mody wrote:
> Hello Baoqiu,
> Rustom Mody <rustompmody <at> gmail.com> writes:
>> Baoqiu wrote:
>>> What do you mean by export-special?
>> Well the latest org comes with a contributed org-special-blocks.el
>> [sorry I misnamed it]
>>> Do you mean exporting blocks that look like the following lines?
>> Yes I guess that would be what I want.
>> Thanks for the confirmation, Rustom. Carsten and I had several email
>> exchanges on this topic last month, and we decided to not support
>> special blocks in DocBook exporter (see the following email).
>> Can you use #+BEGIN_DOCBOOK ... #+END_DOCBOOK instead to achieve what
>> you want?
> Well something would be better than nothing :-)
> My own view: latex and html are very different from docbook.
> 1. latex and html are specific presentation formats as against docbook
> which is a general content format
> 2. Conversely no one wants to use docbook for itself but rather as a
> stepping stone to something else -- typically pdf/html but in
> principle any arbitrary 'end'-format. This means that
> docbook-exporter allowing for potential docbook errors is a smaller
> problem than making impossible something which
> a. can be/is already available in org
> b. is supported in the 'end'-format
> c. but is unavailable in the interim (docbook)
> One such thing which may not be meaningful in latex and html but is a
> lack in docbook is property exports.
This, I think, was the reason why we could not see a good way to do
this in docbook.
> Maybe if you or Carsten feel this should not go into org then
> org-special-blocks is the place for it?
I think you need to come up with a concrete implementation proposal.
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next prev parent reply other threads:[~2009-05-28 9:00 UTC|newest]
Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top
2009-05-26 14:01 docbook export-special Rustom Mody
2009-05-26 23:49 ` Baoqiu Cui
2009-05-27 6:29 ` Rustom Mody
2009-05-27 18:46 ` Baoqiu Cui
2009-05-28 7:47 ` Rustom Mody
2009-05-28 9:00 ` Carsten Dominik [this message]
2009-05-28 12:16 ` Rustom Mody
2009-05-28 16:49 ` Baoqiu Cui
2009-06-03 12:28 ` Rustom Mody
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