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Subject: Re: [docbook] glossary expansion

David Cramer (Tech Pubs) wrote:
> I have an xsl that does that (it predates the feature in the docbook
> xsls). However ours requires that you have ids on the glossentrys and
> corresponding linkends on the glossterms, so I don't know if it'd work
> for you. An addional feature of ours that could be good or bad depending
> on whether you want it is that its pulls in terms recursively (if a
> glossdef, glosssee, or glossseealso refers to a term, then that term is
> pulled in to, and so on). If you do a lot of linking within the
> glossary, you can end up with a big glossary by pulling in a single
> term. There's a recurse.on.glossary switch in there, but I can't
> remember if it works :-) Anyway, help your self it it will work for you:
> http://www.thingbag.net/docbook/glossify.xsl

Thanks. I discovered glossify shortly after posting the question (of 
course) but haven't had time to try it yet. In the meantime, it was 
pretty straightforward to translate the DocBook glossary elements into 
the LaTeX analogs and write a little extractor to create the glossary 


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