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From: "Gary R. Van Sickle" <g DOT r DOT vansickle AT worldnet DOT att DOT net>
To: <cygwin-apps AT cygwin DOT com>
Subject: RE: DocBook and OpenJade packages
Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2002 02:46:37 -0600
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: cygwin-apps-owner AT cygwin DOT com
> [mailto:cygwin-apps-owner AT cygwin DOT com]On Behalf Of Jon Foster
> Sent: Sunday, January 27, 2002 9:23 AM
> To: cygwin-apps AT cygwin DOT com
> Subject: DocBook and OpenJade packages
>
>
> Hi all,
>
> I've recently installed the DocBook text processing system under CygWin.
> This was quite fiddly, as there are many small tools that have to be
> downloaded and configured.
>

Holy bejesus you can say that again.  I spent way too much time trying to do
this myself with close to zero luck.

> I'm willing to volunteer to produce and maintain proper CygWin packages for
> these tools, so that they can be easily installed by just choosing the
> packages in the setup program.
>
> * Is this something you'd like?

I most definitely would.

> * Is anybody currently working on this?
>

Not me.  As I said I had done some work in this direction, but with so little to
show for it after much too much dinking around, I gave up a while ago.

[snip]

--
Gary R. Van Sickle
Brewer.  Patriot.

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