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Subject: Re: [docbook] alternative topic proposal


Bob Stayton wrote:

>> I've toyed with this sort of thing for organizing course notes and 
>> slide shows. It really seems to require custom processing. I.e. you 
>> can't pull this off with XSLT 1, and maybe not easily with XSLT 2. 
>> Consequently I tend to doubt it should be baked into the core.
> 
> I thought it could be done with XSLT 1 using the document() function and
> EXSLT nodeset().  I'm curious about what problems you encountered
> that required custom processing.
> 

I was misremembering. What hurt me for slideshows was the lack of a way 
of generating multiple files, not including them.

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