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Subject: Re: Request For Clarification: Indexterm processing in auto-index generation.

/ Tony Graham <Tony.Graham@MenteithConsulting.com> was heard to say:
| On Wed, Mar 12 2008 12:18:29 +0000, ndw@nwalsh.com wrote:
| ...
|> Likewise, using pseudo-page numbers:
|>   F
|>     Foo, _1_, _2_
|> is misleading because readers have been conditioned to think of those as
|> page numbers. A "1" under Foo should be the same place as a "1" under
|> Bar which simply won't be the case.
| FWIW, I think that scheme works okay in the CSS2 index at
| http://www.w3.org/TR/1998/REC-CSS2/indexlist.html

Bleh. I think it looks ridiculous. But if the world disagrees with me,
I won't stand in its way. I probably will give the "number all index
terms sequentially" format a whirl when I have a chance.

                                        Be seeing you,

Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>      | When dealing with the insane, the
http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/ | best method is to pretend to be
Chair, DocBook Technical Committee | sane.--Hermann Hesse

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