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"Get rid of them Amigaguides"
Grotag views Amigaguide documents or converts them to HTML and DocBook XML. Additionally it can validate and pretty print such documents.
It is distributed under the GNU General Public License, version 3 or later.
There are however also some limitations, most notably:
To obtain Grotag, visit the download page.
The easiest way to describe what kind of output you can expect from Grotag are examples, so here are a few:
Note that --docbook deliberately removes all formatting attributes and simlpy preserves the document structure.This kind of output is useful if you want to migrate an existing Amigiuaguide manual and keep editing it. DocBook does not support "physical" styles such as "bold" or "italic", instead there is a huge amount of logical styles that can assign meaning to terms. Only a human author will be able to choose the proper logical style. Grotag has no way of knowing the original meaning behind a certain physical style in the original Amigaguide document.
The User Guide describes how to work with Grotag. Currently it is a rough draft.
The Grotag project site is hosted by SourceForge.net and contains the resources used for the development of Grotag.
The source code is available from a Subversion repository which you can browse at http://grotag.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/grotag/. To check out the current version from the repository, use
After the check out, run
This extracts some resources need for DocBook transformation. You need to do this only the first time.
After that, run
to build Grotag.jar and Grotag.zip
In case you add a feature or fix a bug, feel free to submit your changes using the patch tracker.