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Subject: RE: [docbook-apps] Newbie question: conref for DocBook


A while back, Norm Walsh did some experiments to implement some DITA
features, including conref, in DocBook. Here is a link to an article he
wrote about the topic:


However, you may find that existing functionality, like xinclude, will
do everything you need.

I'd suggest you take a look at the Modular DocBook chapter in Bob
Stayton's book, DocBook XSL. Here's a link to that chapter in the html


Hope that helps.

Best Regards,
Dick Hamilton
XML Press
XML for Technical Communicators
(970) 231-3624 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Steve Johnson [mailto:stevej@caringo.com] 
> Sent: Friday, July 02, 2010 5:21 PM
> To: Docbook Apps Help list
> Subject: [docbook-apps] Newbie question: conref for DocBook
> I am new to all of this so I'm not necessarily looking for the most 
> exotic way to do it...
> What I'd like to do is implement the equivalent of DITA conref in 
> DocBook; for starters, write a list of specifications that I can 
> reference in multiple locations throughout a documentation set.
> Any references, recipes, etc?
> Thank
> -- 
> ------------
> Steve Johnson, Senior Content Developer
> Caringo
> stevej@caringo.com
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