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Subject: Re: [docbook-apps] Does dockbook.xsl covers the whole?

On Sat, 19 Feb 2011 11:51:42 -0800
"Bob Stayton" <bobs@sagehill.net> wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm not sure how useful this exercise is. I will put forth the
> proposition that all DocBook elements except some metadata elements
> in info are already styled by DocBook XSL. Metadata elements are not
> automatically styled because metadata is used for different purposes
> by different people.  Any elements outside of info that are not
> styled should be in the list of bug reports on the DocBook
> SourceForge site.  At the moment, I don't think there are any reports
> of that nature.
> Also, the DocBook XSL stylesheets already have a template that flags
> any elements that it encounters for which it otherwise has no
> template.  See the template in fo/docbook.xsl starting with:
> <xsl:template match="*">
>   ...
> That template will be applied by the XSLT processor when no other
> template matches an element in the document. It issues an error
> message and inserts a copy of the element tags in red in the output.
> Have you seen any DocBook elements that are not styled?
> Bob Stayton
> Sagehill Enterprises
> bobs@sagehill.net

Yes... but only when that template has warned me about them!
Usually when I change the schema/stylesheets, that warning
is sufficient to let me know I need to do something.

It's a godsend.




Dave Pawson

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