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Subject: Re: DOCBOOK: Glossary database

/ Stephane Bortzmeyer <bortzmeyer@pasteur.fr> was heard to say:
| On Wednesday 26 January 2000, at 11 h 0, the keyboard of Jorge Godoy 
| <godoy@conectiva.com.br> wrote:
| > Has anybody here implemented something such as a glossary database? I
| > was thinking about having some files with glossterms and including
| > just the necessary definitions on each book. 
| I'm afraid this cannot be done in pure SGML (there is no
| BibTeX for SGML) and you have to rely on external processing
| with M4 or ePerl or similar.

Well, it's really a matter of processing expectations, isn't it?
One could write a stylesheet that had this result. But maybe that's
not pure SGML either :-)


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