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Subject: Re: DOCBOOK: Re: Request for comments: adding a Fileoutput element(RFE 613293)

At 16:35 06/12/2002 -0500, Norman Walsh wrote:

>It really seems like we shouldn't need all of these: programlisting,
>screen, synopsis, literallayout, and verbatim.
>How does this sound:
>1. Add 'verbatim'.
><!ELEMENT verbatim (...)>
><!ATTLIST verbatim
>     class    (normal|monospaced) "monospaced"
>     contents CDATA               #IMPLIED
>Contents is where you can say it's a configfile or a cprogram or
>whatever you like.
>2. We consider removing 'screen', 'synopsis', and 'literallayout' in
>favor of 'verbatim' at some point in the future.
>We could remove programlisting too, but I'm very hesitant to do that.

I prefer verbatim to literallayout. Never used screen so I wouldn't miss it.
I differentiate programlisting, that's noticably different semantically?

regards DaveP

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