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Subject: Re: [docbook-apps] List of figures

Well, slow down before you jump to so many conclusions.  You just posted
your request yesterday.  You need to give people time to respond.  Sometimes
it takes a few days for a good answer to appear on the list.

Bob Stayton
Sagehill Enterprises
DocBook Consulting

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Kai Hagemeister" <kh@planoweb.de>
To: <docbook-apps@lists.oasis-open.org>
Sent: Tuesday, November 23, 2004 2:14 PM
Subject: [docbook-apps] List of figures

> Hello,
> I asked for assistence to put the list of figures at the end of a
> chunked html book.
> Unfortunately, I've got no answer in this group. Inapprehensible
> because it seems to me that my problem is not exceptional. Is there
> anybody out there who has ever seen a book with the list of figures on
> the first site? So why is there no solution to fix that?
> I'm arriving to the conclusion that docbook sucks. Take a look at the
> converting of the tag acronym for example. Did they ever note that
> there exists a tag acronym in html and that this should be used to
> ensure access for disabled people? Have they ever heard that there
> exists a title attribute? Isn't it awful to use crutches like
> attribute condition instead?
> But worst there is no help from the docbbook group and even Norman W.
> didn't give any response to the list of figure problem. Either he
> can't overlook over his own code anymore or he is unhelpful. In the
> last case it must be very time-consuming to give a hint which template
> should be modified.
> I'm really disappointed :-((.
> regards

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