[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]
Re: Rep:Re: Permission to submit HOWTO
Much snippage ahead...
Joe Cooper wrote:
> One could argue that the extraneous text is needed to make it clear what
> each section and tag is really about. But I agree that it could
> probably stand to be shrunken somewhat.
The latest version has cleared up substantially what is skeleton, what is
suggestion and what is sample text. Still, I am happy to accept feedback.
> > 3) There are various versions floating
> > around. New submissions should be in DocBook 3.1.
> > LinuxDoc versions just confuse matters. To quote
> > yourself, "Get over LinuxDoc, Joe."
> Ok. But are people really confused at this point about which is which?
> I guess if they are, then the LinuxDoc template should be moved to an
> archive merely for posterity.
LinuxDoc isn't deprecated yet and it is all I have on my little machine.
> Ok, I'm seen a Glossary suggested, but no thesaurus suggestion so far.
> Why a thesaurus?
> Let's get those search terms settled on and we'll make sure that every
> HOWTO that has a glossary uses those tags for glossary items...so that a
> LDP-wide meta-dictionary can be constructed.
I have suggested taking the Gary's Pedia on board; it looks like
an excellent framework for what we are looking at:
> I don't get what you mean? HTML is the only HyperText capable mode
> we've got (other than the very limited PDF), true. But I think that's
> really where things like an intelligent search needs to happen anyway.
> Our only problem in this regard is making the search on the SGML using
> intelligent tag reading and then placing the reader into the correct
> spot in the HTML online and making it seamless.
Odd, I announced some time I had made an example that does what you
need. Check the Nethelp Proposal on my home page:
complete with screenshots in PNG.
To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to firstname.lastname@example.org
with a subject of "unsubscribe". Trouble? Contact email@example.com