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Subject: DOCBOOK: Re: Markup of Thesaurus [maybe off-topic]

/ Trevor Jenkins <trevor.jenkins@suneidesis.com> was heard to say:
| On Fri, 28 Dec 2001, Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com> wrote:
>> / Trevor Jenkins <trevor.jenkins@suneidesis.com> was heard to say:
>> | http://www.mda.org.uk/bmobj/Obthess2.htm
>> >
>> | which shows immediately the type of material to be processed.
>> Interesting stuff. The British Museum examples are a bit out of scope
>> for DocBook, though.
| Not when one is documenting a software package that includes a thesurus
| search function using this style of data. :-) Or having to prepare such
| thesaurus lists for use by customers of the product.

Fair enough.

I don't think thesaurus markup is necessarily out of scope. Can you
propose some markup that you think would fit the bill?

                                        Be seeing you,

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