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Subject: Re: [docbook] Annotations?

On Mon, 8 Jan 2007 15:15:06 -0800, Bob Stayton <bobs@sagehill.net> wrote:

> To understand how the annotations mechanism was supposed to work, you  
> might want to read through my original annotation proposal and followups  
> that the DocBook Technical Committee based that feature on:
> http://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/docbook-tc/200504/msg00012.html
> The TC minutes containing the decision are here:
> http://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/docbook-tc/200504/msg00029.html
> The committee adopted it on an experimental basis to see how it would be  
> used.  Feel free to implement annotations to meet your needs.

Ok, thanks for the pointers. I'll see what I can do.

> I guess I thought that Norm had incorporated some of the explanation  
> into The Definitive Guide, but it looks like not.  I have access to  
> source, though, so I can add it.

Yes, an ovierview of the mechanism, as you explained here, would be fine.  
Moreover the annotations attribute is not listed in the common attribute  
table. Shouldn't it be the case?


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