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   Re: XML language for Software documentation?

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  • From: "Eve L. Maler" <eve.maler@east.sun.com>
  • To: lisa@exinet.co.za (Lisa Retief)
  • Date: Thu, 21 Sep 2000 12:16:56 -0400

DocBook was designed for this very purpose, and is supported with lots of 
stylesheets, formatting engines, and a ready-made user community.  See:



At 03:21 PM 9/21/00 +0200, Lisa Retief wrote:
>We (my software development team) are entering an intensive documenting
>phase of a project, and I am trying to access whether there is an existing
>markup language that we could use. Doing it in anything other than XML makes
>no sense to me.
>Does anyone have experience or thoughts in this area? Do you know of
>existing resources? The development language is Java - javadocs are cool but
>is there a way to integrate with XML?
>Thanks, Lisa

Eve Maler                                          +1 781 442 3190
Sun Microsystems XML Technology Center    eve.maler @ east.sun.com


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