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Subject: Re: [docbook] how to represent userinput with a command option?
On Tue, 13 May 2003, Yann Dirson wrote: > On Tue, May 13, 2003 at 12:19:28PM -0400, Robert P. J. Day wrote: > > nice idea, but wrapping the above in a <userinput> causes everything > > to be bolded, which is what i'm trying to avoid. > > > > also, i'm not sure that, semantically, i should be using a > > <cmdsynopsis>. i'm not trying to supply a command synopsis, > > just trying to show a sample *usage* of that command, which > > i'm convinced shouldn't represent the same thing. > > In that case, probably you should just not try to specify optional > stuff in this place ? well, as i think about it, it is kind of a special case, as it's early in a manual, and i'm demonstrating to the class what it means to see a command where part of it is optional. in this case, i think it's OK to just cheat for now. rday