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Subject: RE: emphasis inside command is illegal?

Historically, rather than use <emphasis>, the <replaceable> element would have been used.  It is still legal in that location, and provides a more semantic identifier for the item being identified.  Not sure why the documentation is off, since it is normally derived by parsing the schema, but using replaceable is usually mapped to italics, just like emphasis, so it will give the same visual presentation while providing a more meaningful markup.

I am also a little curious about why you chose to put "vale" inside the command, when it actually appears to be an argument to the command?

Larry Rowland

-----Original Message-----
From: Tim Arnold [mailto:Tim.Arnold@sas.com] 
Sent: Friday, September 24, 2010 8:37 AM
To: docbook@lists.oasis-open.org
Subject: [docbook] emphasis inside command is illegal?

According to what I read here, <emphasis> can occur in <command>

However, I get this error from onvdl.jar when validating the following xml file:
 error: element "emphasis" from namespace "http://docbook.org/ns/docbook"; not allowed in this context

<chapter xmlns="http://docbook.org/ns/docbook"; version="5.0">
  <info><title>My Title</title></info>
<cmdsynopsis sepchar=" ">
 <command>NAME <emphasis>value</emphasis></command>
 <arg choice="plain">options</arg>

I guess I'm missing something. My validation command:
java -Dorg.apache.xerces.xni.parser.XMLParserConfiguration=org.apache.xerces.parsers.XIncludeParserConfiguration -jar DocBook/oNVDL/bin/onvdl.jar DocBook/V5.0/docbook.nvdl filename.xml

Anybody see what's wrong?
--Tim Arnold

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