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Subject: Re: [docbook-apps] Xsltproc with XInclude (Docbook 5)

On Mon, 2016-05-02 at 00:43 +0000, stimits@comcast.net wrote:
> Hi,
> I am trying to find a suitable combination of tools under Linux
> (currently Fedora 23) for validating and publishing from Docbook 5 to
> PDF, PostScript, RTF, and some variant of HTML (preferably xhtml
> strict, but most any variant will work). Some of my testing "almost"
> works via xsltproc using the sourceforge download for docbook.xsl, but
> apparently what I need is the "xi" version, docbookxi.xsl, which I
> have not been able to find. If I give up dividing into multiple files
> vi XInclude, and instead use a DTD and entities, or else create one
> large monolithic file, things work...however, this is very difficult
> to work with...I'd end up going back to less desirable less flexible
> tools.
> For use of Docbook 5 under Linux and xsltproc, where would I find a
> suitable XInclude stylesheet (docbook.xsl)? Or is there some other
> recommended route for processing Docbook 5 books while splitting into
> separate files for each chapter?

No need for special XSLT. xsltproc will process XInclude on your input
documents if you pass it the --xinclude option.


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