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

On 10/27/06, Rajal Shah <rajal@meshsoftware.com> wrote:
> It greatly facilitates modular writing, where we're not just focused on
> books but individual units of information.. The style of writing in the book
> changes from being a single flow from beginning-to-end to instead be a
> collection of topics.. This allows organizations (I work at Juniper), to
> provide their content in book form as well as searchable topics on the web
> or for re-use of content elsewhere.

Part of the problem seems to be that we are trying to make something
that is a ground-up phenomenon - modular writing via <topic> - fit
into a bottom-down hierarchy.


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