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Subject: Re: DOCBOOK: Re: On the size of DocBook...

Adam Turoff wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 06, 2002 at 03:24:09PM -0400, Norman Walsh wrote:
<Compelling anecdotal stuff about trying to introduce DocBook to new 
users snipped out./>
> Just for kicks, how difficult would it be to refactor DocBook into
> a simple core (based on Simplified DocBook, or the moral equivalent),
> and implement the full DTD as multiple layers of customizations on
> top of the simpler core?  Once that's done, then it's easier[*] to
> consider adding more elements in the DTD: a simple core plus the
> required extra layers plus a few more elements, vs. a huge core
> plus a few extra elements.

Yes! I think this is a good question and an excellent way of describing 
a valid way of looking at the result of the work.


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