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Subject: Re: [docbook-apps] xml:base and DocBook stylesheets

Chris Chiasson wrote:
> I am a little lost. Why does each chapter have an xml:base
> declaration? You are probably aware that if you xi:include a DocBook
> file (containing say, a chapter), that the xml:base attribute will be
> automatically added to that element in the final document. So, I am
> wondering what the specific reason is for the "extra" xml:base
> attribute.

The xml:base attribute is created automatically by the XInclude process 
when the document is pulled together. The chapters are initially in 
separate directories. The original chapter documents do not have 
xml:base attributes, but the chapter elements in the resolved document do.

´╗┐Elliotte Rusty Harold  elharo@metalab.unc.edu
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