6. Further Information

This section has some pointers to related resources on the Internet.

If you would like to suggest additional resources for this section, please email me at . Thanks.

6.1. News groups

Some of the news groups of interest are:

  1. comp.text.sgml (easily accessible from Google! Groups)

  2. comp.text.xml (easily accessible from Google! Groups)

  3. htmldoc.general (server - news.easysw.com)

6.2. Mailing Lists

Here are some relevant mailing lists.

  1. DocBook mailing list @ OASIS. Visit http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/docbook/mailinglist/index.shtml for more info.

  2. DocBook mailing list @ TLDP. Visit http://www.tldp.org/mailinfo.html for more info.

  3. xml-doc @ Yahoo Groups. Visit http://groups.yahoo.com/group/xml-doc/ for more info.

6.3. IRC

  1. DocBook IRC Channel. #docbook on irc://irc.openprojects.net

6.4. Web Sites

  1. http://www.oasis-open.org/ OASIS maintains various DocBook DTDs

  2. http://www.xml-dev.com/blog/ XML / XHTML WebLog

  3. http://docbook.org/wiki/moin.cgi/ The DocBook Wiki

  4. http://www.docbook.org/tdg/en/ Online version of DocBook: The Definitive Guide

  5. http://www.bureau-cornavin.com/opensource/crash-course/index.html Writing Documentation Using DocBook: A Crash Course

  6. http://www-106.ibm.com/developerworks/library/l-docbk.html A gentle guide to DocBook (very good introduction).

  7. http://www.tldp.org/LDP/LDP-Author-Guide/index.html The Linux Documentation Project (TLDP) Author Guide

  8. http://www.tldp.org/authors/index.html#resources DocBook resources provided by TLDP

  9. http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/DocBook-Demystification-HOWTO/ Eric Raymond's DocBook Demystification HOWTO

  10. http://www.xml-dev.com:8080/cocoon/mount/docbook/Tomcat + Cocoon + DocBook Setup Sample Site

6.5. XML Authoring / Modeling Applications


A comprehensive list of XML editors can be found at http://www.xml-dev.com/blog/#19

  1. eXchaNGeR - The XML Browser (and XML Editor)http://xngr.org/

  2. XERLIN - XML Modeling Applicationhttp://www.xerlin.org/

  3. DocPro by Command Prompt, INC. http://www.commandprompt.com/entry.lxp?lxpe=2

  4. YAWC Pro by XML Workshop LTD. http://www.yawcpro.com/. Can be used for converting MS Word to Simple DocBook XML.

  5. Logictran RTF Converter. http://www.logictran.com/. Word/RTF to HTML/XML.

  6. MajiX - Word to XML converter. http://tetrasys.dhs.org/

  7. XMETAL by SoftQuad http://www.softquad.com/

  8. Tagless Editor by i4i (DocBook DTD not supported) http://www.i4i.com/

  9. XML Editor by XMLmind http://www.xmlmind.com/xmleditor/

  10. upCast and downCast by Inifinity Loop http://www.infinity-loop.de/en/products.html

  11. W2XML by DocSofthttp://www.docsoft.com/w2xmlv2.htm

  12. XMLWrite by Wattle Softwarehttp://xmlwriter.net/

  13. oXygen XML Editor - Java Basedhttp://www.oxygenxml.com/

  14. Xeena by IBMhttp://www.alphaworks.ibm.com/tech/xeena

  15. Excosoft XML Clienthttp://www.excosoft.se/eweb/site/exc_pd.html

  16. Timelux Xpresshttp://www.timelux.lu/html/Xpress2001.html

  17. Morphonhttp://www.morphon.com/

  18. Conglomeratehttp://conglomerate.org/