I'm pleased to announce that DocBook v5.0 is now an official Committee Draft! The schema can be downloaded here: http://docbook.org/xml/5.0/.
This is the result of several years work. Special thanks to all of the Committee members involved:
* Steve Cogorno, Sun Microsystems * Gary Cornelius, Individual * Adam Di Carlo, Debian * Paul Grosso, Arbortext * Dick Hamilton, Individual * Nancy Harrison, IBM * Scott Hudson, Individual * Mark Johnson, Debian * Gershon Joseph, Tech-Tav Documentation Ltd. * Jirka Kosek, Individual * Larry Rowland, Hewlett-Packard * Michael Smith, Individual * Robert Stayton, Individual (Secretary) * Norman Walsh, Sun Microsystems (Chair, Editor)
Next step: OASIS standard!