Hal Fulton ha scritto:
> Lyle Johnson wrote:
> 
>> On 11/11/05, James Britt <james_b / neurogami.com> wrote:
>>
>>
>>> Please, nobody shoot me, but I have to believe this can easily be done
>>> with Java tools.
>>>
>>> Now, if the tweak-factor is such that actually handling Java-matter is
>>> too painful, then perhaps a Ruby solution is better.  But from casual
>>> following of the xml-dev mailing list, it seems that this sort of thing
>>> is a well-solved matter in Java.
>>
>>
>>
>> It is fairly straightforward to convert DocBook/XML to PDF using a
>> combination of Java tools. I am using the Saxon XSLT processor
>> (http://saxon.sourceforge.net/), the standard DocBook XSL stylesheets
>> (http://docbook.sourceforge.net/projects/xsl/), and FOP
>> (http://xmlgraphics.apache.org/fop/) to accomplish this.
>>
>> I think that, at some point in the past, I considered using Ruby tools
>> to do this but they either didn't exist or weren't quite up to snuff
>> (especially with regards to an XSLT processor).
> 
> 
> Wow, Lyle. You continue to amaze me. :)
> 
> What might be straightforward for you might not be for me.
> 
> I don't have any of these tools installed, and I've never heard of
> FOP or FO.
> 
> Still my best shot?

even ignoring everything about xsl-fo and such stuff, I used
xsltproc to get pdf out of docbook, it was really easy, see
http://www.sagehill.net/docbookxsl/Makefiles.html