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Subject: Re: [docbook] glossary

On Fri, 2005-03-04 at 23:13 +0000, Ruth Ivimey-Cook wrote:
> On Fri, 2005-03-04 at 17:42 +0000, Dave Pawson wrote: 
> > >  Is it to
> > > be a firstterm element, an inline glossterm, a section, a para, or what?
> > > When the reader follows the page reference from the glossary, what do they
> > > find?
> > I guess that's the difference? No xml endpoint,
> > just a request to
> > <quote>Open the book, and read it. the page number is XXX</quote>
> Surely this is "impossible". You seem to be saying you want a
> reference to a page that has information related (in some unspecified
> way) to a glossary entry, without saying how the docbook processor
> should find that information within the book, let alone work out which
> page the info is on.
> I suspect we're missing something somewhere...

I don't think so. I wish to create a glossary for a specific
paper book. Not an xml/electronic/on-line version, the paper one.

I've hacked a solution. Its not neat. 

I was apparently asking too much Ruth.

Forget it folks. I'll use my hack.

regards DaveP

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