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Subject: Re: [docbook-apps] Conversion: xml:lang not added to root element of Epub/XHTML1/XHTML5 files

On 15 February 2017 at 23:04, Leif Halvard Silli <verktystell@russisk.no> wrote:

> Btw, I think the main reason for the issuees we here discuss is the fact
> that the DocBook vocabulary does not match the HTML vocabulary.

Nor did it ever intend to. It is a 'different' language.

> reminds me of another, perhaps minor, issue:
> If the DocBook title element happens to be in German, while the document
> otherwise is in English (Example: <article xml:lang="en"><info><title
> xml:lang="de">Nein!</title></info>...</article>), then the XSLT sheet should
> declare the language on the <title> element: <html xml:lang="en"
> xmlns='http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml'><title xml:lang='de'>Nein</title>
> ....</html>. Currently, the language is declared on the stand-in element of
> the DocBook <title> element - namely the HTML <h1> element - but not on the
> HTML <title> element:

? "Stand in element of title" ? No, It is the result of the transformation.
If you wish to change that, then please do. Your requirements may not
match all other docbook users?

I think you need to learn a little more about customization?
Again, Bobs book, http://www.sagehill.net/docbookxsl/CustomMethods.html


Dave Pawson
Docbook FAQ.

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