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Subject: Re: [docbook] Ruminations on the future of DocBook
On Fri, May 30, 2003 at 03:05:38PM -0500, Jeff Biss wrote: > This does make sense for the reasons you provide. The DocBook really > trys to provide the elements that any given discilpline requires but at > a maintenance cost. Can you provide an example as to how > <dbjava:methodsynopsis> and <dbperl::methodsynopsis> would be > differentiated in a document? Or is it as obvious as > <dbjava:methodsynopsis>doSomething</dbjava:methodsynopsis>? Does the > dbxxxx part provide the differentiation required for processing? Yes. That's it. The dbjava: and dbperl: in my examples are two namespaces that would include a (different) <methodsynopsis> element. The semantic meaning, processing expectations and content modules would differ. Z.