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Subject: Re: [docbook] Re: Task Markup (delinquent action item)

Norman Walsh wrote:

> I'm uncomfortable with prerequisites. Adding post conditions would
> push us even farther towards modeling which I try very, very hard to
> avoid. All of our existing experience with modeling (msgset and
> funcsynopsis, to name the two most obvious examples) suggests that
> it's difficult to invent, hard to maintain, and usually not quite
> exactly right for most users.

hmm, isn't that just a question of granularity ? I share your worries,
but I think if these elements (prerequisite and postcondition) are
unstructured (and untyped), not much harm is done (to the document type)
and a lot is gained.


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