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Subject: Re: [docbook-apps] Nested Itemized Lists

On Saturday 26 Jun 2010 00:07:11 Tom Browder wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 25, 2010 at 13:11, Dick Hamilton <rlhamilton@frii.com> wrote:
> > Tom,
> > 
> > The DocBook Definitive Guide is where I'd go. The syntax descriptions
> > will give you that information.
> I have that book (DB v5), and the syntax was detailed, but not easy to
> use in a casual reading.  I did try to figure it out by looking at the
> content models. but I got lost in the maze.
> What I should have done was taken the content models and broken them
> down in some kind of vertical fashion to make it easier to check by
> eye,  Another problem was that Relax NG validation by both nvdl and
> xmllint didn't catch the errors in my two attempted nested forms
> > There are also examples, though as
> > editor I'm embarrassed to say that the list examples, though they
> > mention nesting, don't include a nested example.
> Yes, that would have helped, but you guys pack a LOT of info in that
> book!  You can't cover examples of everything.
> A book (or web site) with detailed examples of output vs. input would
> be very useful.  The tools are described in great detail lots of
> places, but hard-core complete book examples, including the
> customization style sheets are hard to find (I'm still looking).  Any
> chance of getting such for Docbook 5?  I scrounged all around
> O'Reilly's site and couldn't find anything except final examples
> generated by customized styles sheets which were not there.

Some of my latest essays are in DocBook 5 format:


Though they use the <article> tag instead of <book>.

And many of the manuals of the Mandriva distribution are in DocBook 5 format.

Hope it helps.


	Shlomi Fish

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