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Re: DocBook or sgmltool problems
On May 3, 8:37pm, Bruce Richardson wrote:
> Subject: Re: DocBook or sgmltool problems
> On Wed, May 03, 2000 at 02:05:19PM -0400, Greg Ferguson wrote:
> > I ran into this as well. There is a DSSSL setting that needs
> > to be changed to get the behavior you want (at least this
> > resolved the issue for me) :
> > (declare-characteristic preserve-sdata?
> > "UNREGISTERED::James Clark//Characteristic::preserve-sdata?"
> > #f)
> That worked, thanks. Question: in trying to fix this, I discovered
> that sgmltools made absolutely no objection if I just replaced the
> &ldquo with " wherever it occured. Doing that, it seems to me, would
> avoid the problem no matter what someone's local setting for the
> above variable. I have a hunch it would be bad practice though. Right?
Correct (on both accounts). I'd stick w/entity usage.
> And I still can't get the Postscript output to like &tilde.
How are you generating the Postscript? You might need to provide
something similar in an overrriding stylesheet for print -
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