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Subject: Re: [docbook-apps] Glossary format in PDF

On Fri, May 30, 2003 at 05:55:43PM +0200, ekkehard.goerlach@pharma.novartis.com wrote:
> Thanks, Bob, for the explanation. After I read your mail I realized that 
> my "book" contained <variablelist>s - formatted as block as well. But here 
> the spacing was ok. So I compared what was going on in glossary.xsl 
> compared to lists.xsl. 
> The lists use the list.item.spacing attribute set. Using that for the 
> glossary helped already. So I changed that in my glossary.xsl.

Yes, I think this is an appropriate change in this context
since we don't want the space after the glossary term.

> The other 
> point is, probably, a bug: the apply-templates within the 
> "glossentry/glossdef" template did not specify mode="glossary.as.blocks". 
> So the subsequent template which treats the first paragraph in the 
> glossdef different did not come into effect.

Yes, this is a good point too.  But we also have to add
another template for match="*" in mode="glossary.as.blocks"
to pass through elements to the modeless templates,
since a glossdef can contain many other elements besides

> In short: the attached patch (against version 1.61.2) makes the glossary 
> look fine for me. Shall I post that as a suggestion on the SourceForge 
> site ?

I went ahead and checked in the changes to fo/glossary.xsl
to CVS.

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