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Subject: DocBook DSSSL 1.79 released

Version 1.79 of the DocBook DSSSL stylesheets is now available for 
download from the DocBook SourceForge site:


This is a maintenance release.  It fixes a number of outstanding bugs 
and contains updated translations.  Among the user-visible changes are:

HTML stylesheets:

- The doctype declaration in the HTML output now contains a system
  identifier, required for better parsing in contemporary browsers.

- CSS decoration has been added to procedure steps.

- Uses of <VAR> in HTML output (often rendered in italic) have been
  changed to something more appropriate

- The last character of the version was cut off in previous releases.

- Processing instruction parsing has been made more robust against
  arbitrarily formed PIs.

- Callout graphics and admonition graphics share a single variable,

- The value of the VALIGN attribute has been corrected to MIDDLE instead
  of CENTER.

Print stylesheets:

- Admonition titles and contents are kept together.

- Programlistings with callouts now honor the width attribute.

- The rendering of othercredit has been made more useful.

- Excessive after spacing when a listitem contains multiple paras or
  verbatim environments has been fixed.

- Empty ulinks don't generate footnotes, so they are now omitted from
  the footnote counting.

- Some cases where components were incorrectly restarting the page
  numbering were fixed.

- article-titlepage-recto-elements has been made to match the HTML

- Support for revdescription inside revison on titlepages has been


- "pc" is now allowed as abbreviation for "pica".

- The return value of my-debug has been fixed.

- A Bosnian translation has been added.

- A Bulgarian translation has been added.

A detailed list of changes can be found in the file WhatsNew in the 
distribution archive.


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