Subject: Re: DOCBOOK: New name for Element name?
On 01-Feb-00, 23:30 (CST), Sylvan Ravinet <email@example.com> wrote: > Well the useful thing I see in such a feature would be that one > could use his own > abbreviation or naming convention for his docbook tags. This can > be used for example > to have shorter tags when editing docbook documents at hand, even > with emacs and psgml. > I would rather use <p> than <para> when editing... Also, having > <s1> <s2>... intead of > <sect1>... etc. Then they're not writing in DocBook, are they? And if they're using emacs, there are all kinds of ways to use abbreviations.. Seriously, this is a long-term maintenance nightmare. -- Steve Greenland | Reality is what refuses to go away when Ellipsys Inc. | I stop believing in it. firstname.lastname@example.org | -- Philip K. Dick http://www.ellipsys.com |
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