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Subject: Re: DOCBOOK: really a docbook "packaging" question

On Tue, Aug 06, 2002 at 08:59:35AM -0400, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
>   anyone know if there any plans to clean this up so that XML
> gets its own directory structure to make it easier to understand
> the file and directory layout?  just curious.

XML docs *are* SGML docs.  Generic sgml tools use this convention, so
XML tools have to honor these settings as well.  Putting XML DTDs in
their own hierarchy would just piss of all users of generic tools,
which are still a good part of the population :)

Yann Dirson <Yann.Dirson@fr.alcove.com>                 http://www.alcove.com/
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