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SubjectRe: Documentation files in html format?
Andi Kleen <> :
> I would say the track record of existing DocBook deployment is not good enough
> to justify further use. Plain html can be converted into all these
> formats easily too and overall it makes a much nicer user experience.

xsltproc converts from docbook to html fast enough (PDF with a docbook
Java/fop toolchain is a different story). Your experience is a bit

> Also I would expect much more people will know how to write html versus
> DocBook.

Yes, it is easy to write more or less random html. I'd even prefer plain
utf8 text.

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