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 <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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: http://www.shlomifish.org/philosophy/ 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. Regards, Shlomi Fish -- ----------------------------------------------------------------- Shlomi Fish http://www.shlomifish.org/ "The Human Hacking Field Guide" - http://shlom.in/hhfg God considered inflicting XSLT as the tenth plague of Egypt, but then decided against it because he thought it would be too evil. Please reply to list if it's a mailing list post - http://shlom.in/reply .