Plan for PDF

Tom Browder tom.browder at
Sun Oct 5 17:37:43 EDT 2008

On Sun, Oct 5, 2008 at 3:34 PM, Christian Stimming <stimming at> wrote:
> Am Samstag, 4. Oktober 2008 14:10 schrieb Tom Browder:
>> I am considering developing changes to ''
> That's good. On the other hand I wouldn't spend too much time into tweaking
> autotool files anymore, in case the solution isn't easily achievable. I.e. if
> you have patches for, we'd happily apply them, especially if

I don't think it will be too bad.

> Uh oh. IMHO they can readily be renamed, but OTOH things have worked with
> the .in suffix all the time :-)

Just in case anyone want to "modernize" things.

>>   4. if 1 and 2 are not satisfied:
>>       a. remove the pdf target from all Makefiles

> Yes. I don't quite understand what you mean technically by "removing the
> target", but OTOH I don't have to know that. I guess we all agree the pdf

I meant having configure write the Makefiles without the pdf
targets--I think that is possible from what I've seen.

> I think README would be just fine.

Sounds good to me.

> Once you're working on those files, feel free to remove the sections talking
> about SGML because there isn't any SGML docs in the package anymore, is
> there?

You're right.  Okay!



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