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Subject: Re: [docbook] Prosposed changes to Programlisting

Justus H. Piater said:
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> steven.cogorno@sun.com (Steven Cogorno) wrote on Wed, 18 Feb 2004
> 04:58:13 -0800 (PST):
> > The DocBook TC has received a request to create a new element to contain the
> > contents of files.  Currently the recommended tagging for this content is
> > programlisting or literallayout.  However, these elements don't convey any
> > semantic meaning.
> <programlisting> does convey semantic meaning, doesn't it?
> <literallayout> doesn't.

Programlisting does convey semantic meaning for program data.  The issue is
that it isn't an accurate semantic description of the contents for files.

Steve Cogorno
Sun Microsystems

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