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Subject: Re: [docbook] Add topic element to DocBook?


doug wrote:

> Basically, from the point of view of publishing, it is preferable 
> to chunk on the datastructure nodes, i.e. the topics, rather than
> the sections, which may be things like descriptions and examples of
> the node useage. I guess there are semantic distinctions between 
> the topics and the sections.


Coming in late, but in my publishing work a "topic" seems to be called a 
"part". That is, the usual division is

book
   part
     chapter
       sect1
         sect2
           sect3

DocBook has a part element. Is this maybe just another name for topic?

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