What's this?

The txt2docbook tool allows one to convert a ascii (README-like) file to a valid docbook xml document. It simplifies the publishing of rather small papers significantly. The input format was inspired by the APT-Convert tool from http://www.xmlmind.com/aptconvert.html .

For now, only a perl version is provided. If i receive enough responses, it might be possible to port it to another language as well.

What's the input look alike?

Just take a look at the documentation: view it either as sourcecode or as generated html.

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  • 2003-05-10

    Release 0.9 is available for download from the SourceForge project page.
    Major changes:
    - experimental HTML backend (So its more like a txt2html tool ;-)
    - include directive to merge multiple input files (very usefull!)
  • 2002-08-25

    SourceForge hosted website is up. I hope it will be usefull to those who are not sure what this tool can do.
    I'm very satisfied by the SourceForge download counter that reached already 120 DL's in 3 days.
  • 2002-08-22

    The first public release (v0.8) hits the street.

Copyright (c) Thomas Weber 2002, 2003.