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Re: if SGML is so great...
Greg Ferguson wrote:
> On May 3, 9:39am, Gregory Leblanc wrote:
> > > Jorge Godoy wrote:
> > > > Stein Gjoen <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > > > > To add near term benefits I would like a few new(?) tags
> > > > > - a command tag with chapter number for Linux commands
> > > > > such as "df(1)"
> > > > > - a keyword tag for global keywords that will be used
> > > > > in for instance metatags in HTML files
> > > >
> > > > We already have it. It's the <keywordset> tag.
> > > > Use like this:
> > > >
> > > > <keywordset>
> > > > <keyword>metadata</keyword>
> > > > <keyword>more data</keyword>
> > > > </keywordset>
> > >
> > > Interesting. How is it rendered, or is it at all?
> > >
> > > More importantly, where can I look to find out myself where
> > > the tags are described without wading through masses of
> > > incomprehensible datafiles?
> > http://www.docbook.org/ The last part of DocBook: TDG is a
> > comprehensive listing of all of the DocBook tags, with descriptions,
> > examples, and some incomprehensible datafile stuff, which I usually
> > ignore. I've considered buying the book, but it's FAR more useful
> > online than it would be a a desk reference for me.
> > Greg
These details should go into a doc for authors, perhaps the
HOWTO-HOWTO. I do not have continuous access to the Internet
to look up these things so an on-disk reference would be
handy. From what I hear from others I am not alone in this
> There is also a tag-quick-reference table that Norm (Walsh, author of
> DocBook: TDG) and Leonard Muellner put together...
> DocBook V3.1 Quick Reference
> lists <tag> and <brief description> only; but quite handy for
> quick look-ups.
I have the feeling this is DocBook DTD as opposed to the
LinuxDoc DTD, am I right? If so I'd like a similar reference
guide for the LinuxDoc DTD. Last night I took a long hard look
in the docs for SGMLTools and did not find what I needed there.
Finally there is no <manpage> like tag in the mapping nor in the
above mentioned references. A HOWTO reference tag would also be
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