DocBook is a system for writing structured documents using SGML and XML. DocBook provides all the elements you'll need for technical documents of all kinds. A number of computer companies use DocBook for their documentation, as do several Open Source documentation groups, including the Linux Documentation Project (LDP). With the consistent use of DocBook, these groups can readily share and exchange information. With an XML-enabled browser, DocBook documents are as accessible on the Web as in print. DocBook : The Definitive Guide is the complete and official documentation of the DocBook Document Type Definition (DTD) and many of its associated tools. In this book, you'll find : A brief introduction to SGML and XML ; a guide to creating documents with the DocBook DTD and associated stylesheets. Information about using SGML and XML tools like jade and DSSSL ; a guide to customizing DocBook ; a complete SGML and XML reference, including examples, for every DocBook element. In addition, the CD-ROM contains the complete source text of this book, in both SGML and HTML ; all the examples from the book ; DSSSL stylesheets that let you convert DocBook documents to RTF, LaTeX, or HTML ; The DocBook DTD for SGML, version 3*1 ; The DocBk DTD for XML, version 3*1*5. In an era of collaborative creation of technology, when information is needed online as often as in print, DocBook is the essential. documentation environment. "DocBook : The Definitive Guide" is the one essential source of information about that environment.