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Subject: DOCBOOK-APPS: RE: Help project structure

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Norman Walsh  

> The experimental chunking stuff that I have never finished writing was
> intended to make it easier to tell what nodes to chunk. The idea was
> you list all the chunks in a separate file:
> chunk.data
>   <section id="foo"/>
>   <section id="bar"/>
>   ...
> and a node becomes a chunk if and only if it has an entry in the chunk
> file.
> Maintaining the chunk file would be an extra headache, but 
> it'd give full
> control without having to deal with...

Now you're talking. IMHO (and as a sometime help writer), using an external
control file to manage the TOC is not a headache, but a Good Thing, and it's
the way many help system are authored.


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