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Subject: DOCBOOK: Re: Replaceable Parameter Values

/ Holger Rauch <Holger.Rauch@heitec.de> was heard to say:
| What is the preferred way to mark up parameter values
| 	<parameter><replaceable>value</replaceable></parameter>
| or simply
| 	<replaceable class="parameter">value</replaceable>
| If the second form I suggested is good enough, the first one seems
| redundant to me.

Can you provide a little more context? Often, I think <parameter> implies

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