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Subject: RE: [dita] Reapproving approved proposals

Hi Chris et al.
We're just speculating about the concept of page range. I'm sure we all continue to agree that page ranges are appropriate for the model. I was part of the earlier debate, as you know.
Let's concentrate on the mechanism. However, it is still a good idea to advocate best practices in white papers on the indexing issue, just as we have tried to do with the Translation SC's best practice on indexing. You don't have to do it this way, but it might help.
Let's all focus on the mechanism at this point.

JoAnn T. Hackos, PhD
Comtech Services, Inc.
710 Kipling Street, Suite 400
Denver CO 80215



From: Chris Wong [mailto:cwong@idiominc.com]
Sent: Wednesday, August 09, 2006 6:37 AM
To: dita@lists.oasis-open.org
Subject: [dita] Reapproving approved proposals

This is more of a procedural question here, touched off by our reopening the indexterm debate. Months ago, we spent weeks debating, compromising and writing up proposals, DTDs and language reference material for indexing enhancements. We voted twice to approve this. But now the whole thing is reopened for debate and it looks like everything is up for grabs again.
What does it mean to approve something, if it can come apart at any time?

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