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Subject: Re: [docbook] alternative topic proposal

On Monday 30 October 2006 22:32, Bob Stayton wrote:
> f we also introduce the idea of topicref, then we are adding new
> capabilities to DocBook to assemble these modules into sequences and
> hierarchies.  The difference from XInclude is that a topicref  is resolved
> by an XSLT process, so the assembly process can actively filter and fix
> content rather than just copy it into place. That's a big gain in modular
> processing, if you need it.

I agree that this is a benefit. Still however, I am not convinced that this 
must be an attribute of a new element. Why can't we have this anyway, on 
existing elements?

Ask me about the Monkey.

Sean Wheller
Technical Author

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