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Subject: Re: [docbook-apps] Antenna House XSLFormatter and internal links (xref)

OK, I'm going to change the stylesheet to output an fo:inline instead of
fo:wrapper for the anchor element.

Bob Stayton
Sagehill Enterprises
DocBook Consulting

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "David Tolpin" <dvd@davidashen.net>
To: <docbook-apps@lists.oasis-open.org>
Sent: Tuesday, February 15, 2005 10:17 AM
Subject: Re: [docbook-apps] Antenna House XSLFormatter and internal links

> I recall that for XEP I had fixed it due to a user's complaint long
> time ago; but I still think that it was the wrong thing to fix: the
> wrapper does not create a place (or does not have a location) in any
> reasonable sense in XSL FO, and is removed during normalization.
> While the forgiving behavior is to regard the id attribute on wrapper,
> the correct thing to do is what AH XSL Formatter does: namely, to
> ignore it.
> David
> On 15.02.2005, at 22:09, Bob Stayton wrote:
> > I traced this problem to what may be a difference of interpretation of
> > the
> > XSL-FO spec.  The anchor element is converted by the FO stylesheet to
> > an
> > empty fo:wrapper element with an id attribute.  This works as an
> > internal
> > xref target in FOP and XEP, but not in XSL Formatter.  If I change the
> > anchor template to output an empty fo:inline instead, then it works.
> > You
> > can make that customization in your stylesheet:
> >
> > <xsl:template match="anchor">
> >   <fo:inline id="{@id}"/>
> > </xsl:template>
> >
> > You might also write to Antenna House and ask them about whether an
> > empty
> > wrapper should serve as a valid target for a cross reference.  Since
> > it does
> > accept an id attribute, I would think it should.

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