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Subject: Re: [docbook-apps] should simplesect be chunked?

Bob Stayton wrote:
> Hi,
> I don't think section level is the right criterium for excluding 
> simplesect from chunking.  A chapter can contain nothing but simplesect 
> elements, making them equivalent to level1 sections.  Currently such a 
> chapter would be a single chunk, even if each simplesect was long, 
> leading to a very long chunk.  Also, in the chunking stylesheets, the 
> level of section chunking is controlled by a stylesheet parameter. 
> So you could have one chapter consisting of simplesects that is are not 
> chunked, and another chapter consisting of single-level section 
> elements, and only the latter chapter will be chunked.  

Too many what-if's there Bob. We can all make daft decisions
when marking up.

For Docbook, used sensibly, there's no need to chunk at simplesect level 


Dave Pawson

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