Subject: Re: [docbook] DocBook SCs
Scott Hudson wrote: > We worked with Norm Walsh to define what the "core DocBook" set of > elements should be, and what elements should be defined in a hardware > module, software module, publishing module (after all what software > docs need poems?), etc. Sounds like the right approach. After all, what publisher of poems needs a hardware or software module :-? > Norm had already organized the schemas a fair amount in this > direction, and we helped to formalize it a bit. The new DocBook v5.0 > schemas are designed with this modularity in mind, and allows new > modules to be defined either with custom modules or as future > committee developments. Is this organization what's described in http://docbook.org/tdg5/en/html/ch02.html#ch02-logdiv, under headings like "User interfaces" and "Programming languages and constructs"? Is there a description somewhere of the further formalization? > If you could all do me a favor and tap your favorite XML Editor > vendor and make sure they add support for RelaxNG (full and compact > syntax) validation, it would go a long way. I've tried pinging them, > and they say there's just not enough customer demand yet. XMLmind v5 supports this, unless there's something I'm missing: http://www.xmlmind.com/xmleditor/_distrib/doc/rngsupport/implementation_in_xxe.html -- Mike Maxwell "We signify something too narrow when we say: Man is a grammatical animal. For although there is no animal except man with a knowledge of grammar, yet not every man has a knowledge of grammar." --Martianus Capella, "The Seven Liberal Arts"