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Subject: proposed additions to DocBook for programming languages
DocBook Technical Committee has received a detailed proposal
to enhance the DocBook schema to better document the details
of programming languages.Â The Committee would like to request
that those in the DocBook community who use DocBook to
document programming syntax to look over the proposal and
provide us with feedback.ÂÂ I'm sending this to both the
'docbook' and 'docbook-apps' mailing lists to ensure coverage,
so my apologies for duplicate messages.
are proposing a number of new elements.Â Since DocBook already
has a large number of elements and since this markup is
somewhat specialized, we are considering making it an optional
extension to the schema, similar to the Publisher's extension.
will note in the comment that the proposal will likely be
modified to use a generic synopsisinfo element instead of
individually named synopsis info elements as originally
Here is a link to the proposal:
review and comments will help the DocBook TC in their
deliberations about this proposal. Thank you for your time.
-- Bob Stayton Sagehill Enterprises email@example.com