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Subject: RE: Indexterms - see pointing to secondary

honyk [mailto:j.tosovsky@email.cz] wrote:

> I am even thinking to support something like this in the DocBook schema -
> add some linkend attribute to the see element and place there, optionally
> id
> of needed index entry. This link would be automatically (in XSLT) resolved
> to the appropriate text, according to the used level:
> See primary
> See primary, secondary
> See primary, secondary, tertiary

This seems like quite a reasonable request to me. In fact, I had never before looked closely at the content model of <see>, but it genuinely surprises me that it uses text instead of an ID as the target. That seems very non-structured-authoring-like.

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