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Subject: DOCBOOK: Re: Simplfying the ToC content model

/ Peter Eisentraut <peter_e@gmx.net> was heard to say:
| Norman Walsh writes:
|> / Peter Eisentraut <peter_e@gmx.net> was heard to say:
|> | That puts the burden on the user to verify manually that the nesting is
|> | correct.  Wasn't that what DTD's were supposed to provide?  ISTM that
|> This is only for the unusual case where you want to maintain the TOC
|> by hand.
| Right.  But then you couldn't claim that you want to simplify the content
| model because authors constantly complain that it's too complicated. ;-)

Fair point. I can't tell, however, if you are merely noting this point, or
objecting to the change. Are you objecting?

                                        Be seeing you,

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http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/ | nor anyone. No one to notice that
Chair, DocBook Technical Committee | there is nothing, and to consider
                                   | that natural. But that there is
                                   | something, and, whatever it may
                                   | be, the strange thing! I shall
                                   | never cease being amazed at
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