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Subject: Re: [docbook-apps] Re: olink element question

On Sun, Sep 6, 2009 at 8:32 PM, Bob Stayton<bobs@sagehill.net> wrote:
> Hi Karen,
> Yes, the example you provided is correct.

It's really just the one in your book, rephrased so that I'm
absolutely sure what I'm doing. Which helped!

> I'm afraid there is some ambiguity in the use of "document", especially when
> you divide your content into modular files.  An XML file containing a single
> <chapter> element is an XML document, and so is an XML file containing a
> <book> element that XIncludes one or more of those chapter documents.  And
> outside of XML, "document" typically refers to a published unit.

Yes, I can see the ambiguity (it appears to be widespread). I think I
will address that in our glossary -- I have questions about that I'll
gather and post. :-)

> I think you are calling the id attribute of the root element of each file
> the "document id", but that isn't an official XML term.  It just means the
> id of the document's root element.

Thanks, this clarification helps.

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