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Subject: Re: DOCBOOK: Including OS Version information on DocBook elements

On Tue, Dec 21, 1999 at 12:16:39PM -0500, Fred L. Drake, Jr. wrote:
>  > The last time we discussed this, the general consensus was to add three
>  > attributes to every element in DocBook in our customisation layers.
>  > 
>  >     osversionmin
>  >     osversionmax
>  >     osversionequal
>   This is probably pretty reasonable.  My concern is that the
> attribute names imply that the constructs are only useful for OS
> versioning.  I think this is likely to be useful for any large system; 
> perhaps different names should be chosen?

I'm open to dropping the leading 'os' from the attribute names.

>   You may also want an attribute that allows specific version labels
> (NMTOKENS instead of NMTOKEN); perhaps "versionequal" should be
> "versionin"?

Also a good idea.

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    on a penguin's face forever.
        --- with apologies to George Orwell

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