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Subject: Re: [docbook] Prosposed changes to Programlisting

I do not find the idea of a "filecontent" element to be useful. It 
feels too generic. For instance, not all files contain content that 
should be processed as literallayout. Hell, not all files can even be 
included in DocBook. I've recently been working with the XML 
conformance test suites and having a hell of a time with files that 
are deliberately broken by containing XML illegal characters such as 

I suspect perhaps something more specific is meant here, like 
"textfile". I'd like to see a more careful elaboration of the use 
cases before any changes were made.

   Elliotte Rusty Harold
   Effective XML (Addison-Wesley, 2003)

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