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Subject: Re: [docbook-apps] DocBook Website 2.6.0 released

On Mon, 2005-05-02 at 04:46 +0900, Michael Smith wrote:

> What I'm suggesting would make things easier for you, not harder.
> It would (potentially) result in you needing to upgrade *less*
> frequently, not more.

> So what I'm talking about is separating the Website and Slide
> *stylesheets* from the DTDs and instead integrating just the
> stylesheets into the main XSL stylesheet distribution.

You are still removing choice though Michael? I agree about 
the DTD change reduction, but I'd still prefer to decide if
and when I update the software.

> That way, if we need to make a change to just the Website
> stylesheets (not the DTD), we don't need to reversion the Website
> DTDs and release a new Website package.
Which if I do a standard install would overwrite my old setup.

> Basically, all that I'm suggesting is that the Website driver
> stylesheet would end up instead being at:
>   http://docbook.sourceforge.net/release/xsl/current/website/website.xsl

I do like that idea, simplifying the catalog changes.
(btw, did you see the catalog test suite announced on xml-dev list?[1])

I agree about the dependencies, just unsure about being given 3 products
when I only want one?

regards DaveP


If you're on unix/linux with cvs installed, this will give you a local

export CVSROOT=":pserver:anonymous@anoncvs.kde.org:/home/kde"
cvs login # no password
cvs co kdenonbeta/kdom/catalog/TestSuite

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