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Subject: DOCBOOK: Re: Linenumbering in literallayout

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/ Bob Stayton <bobs@caldera.com> was heard to say:
| On Fri, Dec 13, 2002 at 10:47:30AM +0100, BigSmoke wrote:
|> I have a document with some programlistings, which are discussed line-by-line
|> by various sections. Everywhere I describe a line, the original line
|> reappears as an excerpt. However, the only way to number them in DocBook seems
|> to be to start by line 1, while I'd like to be able to use some sort of
|> attribute that a programlisting starts at line 4, for example.
|> Am I overseeing already built-in semantics which could do the job or should
|> I start customizing?
| The XSL stylesheets support a few processing instructions
| for line numbering.  See:

Do we want/need the ability to start at a random number?

Do we also/instead need/want the ability to continue numbering from
the previous listing?

                                        Be seeing you,

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