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Subject: Re: [docbook] DocBook 5 Assemblies and XML Fragments

Hi Bob,

On Mon, 15 Apr 2013 10:25:12 -0700
"Bob Stayton" <bobs@sagehill.net> wrote:

> A resource href with fragment identifier works in assembly, but not
> href with xpointer.  The DocBook Technical Committee discussed going
> further with XInclude features like xpointer, but wanted to avoid
> reinventing XInclude in DocBook.  So the TC is also pursuing
> improvements to the XInclude standard.
> However, you can currently create a hybrid assembly/XInclude that
> defines a resource that points to a file that contains just an
> XInclude.  Then you process the assembly with an XInclude-enabled
> processor to get the same effect.  I tried that with xsltproc and it
> worked.
> BTW, the current assembly/assemble.xsl stylesheet still expects
> @fileref instead of @href in resource elements.  That attribute name
> was changed in the spec and the schema last year, but the change did
> not make it into the latest 1.78 stylesheet update.  8^(
> I'll fix it so either will work in the snapshot builds.

Thanks for your explanation. :)

    Thomas Schraitle

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