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Subject: Re: [docbook] "Fantasy" markup

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Michael A Nachbaur" <mike@nachbaur.com>

> [stuff deleted]
> Instead, my plan is to use <emphasis> et al as one normally would in
> HTML, but use the "role" attribute to clarify what I intend.  I can then
> extend my XSL stylesheet to understand these appropriately.  I even
> think it would be interesting to create a glossary of terms for
> technologies et al that I describe in my book.

I was going to suggest using <phrase> with a role attribute in the same
manner.  It is the closest parallel to HTML's <span> with a class attribute,
in that it has neutral semantics.

Bob Stayton
Sagehill Enterprises
DocBook Consulting

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