Please make LyX native language well formed and valid XML
slitt at troubleshooters.com
Wed Jan 20 08:23:37 UTC 2021
On Tue, 19 Jan 2021 13:30:00 +0100
Pavel Sanda <sanda at lyx.org> wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 17, 2021 at 12:30:10PM +0100, Jean-Marc Lasgouttes wrote:
> > Le 17/01/2021 ?? 00:36, Steve Litt a écrit :
> > >Having LyX native language be XML would allow write once, publish
> > >anywhere, with programming a mere mortal could do. It was your
> > >goal a decade ago --- could you please finish the transition?
> > Dear Steve,
> > LyX 2.4.0 will be able to export to DocBook5. I hope you will find
> > it useful.
> Even better, you could give it a shot while 2.4 is in alpha stage a
> write us feedback about possible bugs. The main docbook developer is
> now pretty active and changes to 2.4 once getting stable tag would be
> harder anyway.
Even if the Docbook exporter were perfectly semantic and kept styles
intact, unlike the HTML exporter, Docbook is just a lillypad in the
middle of the stream, and to reach LaTeX, PDF, HTML or ePub, I'd need to
use the infamous black box Pandoc. Yuck!
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