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Subject: Re: DOCBOOK-APPS: Chunking qandaentry

On Sun, Dec 17, 2000 at 09:58:02AM -0500, Norman Walsh wrote:
> / Nik Clayton <nik@nothing-going-on.demon.co.uk> was heard to say:
> | Has anyone had any success chunking QAndAEntry with Norm's stylesheets?
> | I want each question to appear on a separate HTML page, and simply
> | adding 
> | 
> |             (normalize "qandaentry")
> | 
> | to the chunk-element-list variable doesn't cut it.
> That's not going to be easy to do. 

I had a feeling you were going to say that.

> If you have a document that just
> consists of a qandaset and you wanted to chunk that, it's probably not
> too hard. But if you've got a book with chapters and sections and you
> want to add qandentry to the list of chunking elements, that's going
> to require a lot more work.

It's chapters, each of which has one qandaset in it.  See


for the HTML conversion.

Any pointers to where I should be looking?  I've taken a look through
dbchunk.dsl, which makes moderate sense, but I can't find the magic comment
that says "This is where we decide whether or not to write a new file".

Would this be easier in XSL?

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