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Subject: Re: [docbook] Article in Set not Allowed: Why?

Hi Bob,

On Fri, 21 Sep 2012 13:48:21 -0700
"Bob Stayton" <bobs@sagehill.net> wrote:

> I think up to now putting a collection of articles in a book was
> considered sufficient.  Originally, set was defined as a container
> for multiple books so that xrefs between books could be validated,
> since such links have to be in the same document (ID/IDREF).  More
> recently, someone submitted an RFE and made the case for allowing
> nested sets, supplying a use case that made sense to the DocBook TC.
> If you want set to contain article, you could file an RFE on the
> DocBook SourceForge site and present your case.  The TC considers all
> RFEs that are submitted.

Thanks Bob, for your suggestion.

I've submitted a RFE ("Allow Article in Set"). You can find it here:


    Thomas Schraitle

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