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Subject: Re: [docbook-apps] Referencing "Official" copy of stylesheets

Ken Morse <kenneth.morse@gmail.com>, 2007-08-03 12:53 -0400:

> We tend to include a line like the following near the top of our
> customization layer stylesheets:
> <xsl:import href="
> http://docbook.sourceforge.net/release/xsl/1.72.0/html/docbook.xsl"/>
> We then use catalogs to map the web address to something local on the users
> PC -- but it's nice to know that if there's no catalog, the information can
> still be found (albeit probably a bit slower) on the Internet. The problem
> comes in when there's a new release: right now the "1.72.0" url doesn't
> exist; it's been replaced by "1.73.0" which means without a catalog, our
> stylesheets stop working.
> I know one option would be to use "current" rather than a specific
> stylesheet version but we don't like to switch stylesheets without testing
> first. Perhaps there is a different public url we could use?

Why not host a copy on one of your organization's own servers?



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