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From Ross Gardler <>
Subject Re: request for thoughts on change to document-v20 DTD
Date Fri, 08 Oct 2004 12:20:59 GMT
Sean Wheller wrote:
> On Friday 08 October 2004 10:33, Nicola Ken Barozzi wrote:
>>I'd prefer not to change the document DTD, as we will be switching to
>>In this case, your suggestion will become something like this:
>>  <div  class="note" label="Remember"> or
>>  <div  class="warning" label="Beware"> or
>>  <div  class="caution" label="Careful"> or
>>  <div  class="tip" label="Hot Tip"> or
> Yes, I to would prefer to use XHTML2. When does this move happen?

Probably the 0.7 release.

> If I understand correctly, this will obviate the need for 
> docbook2document.xsl. Forrest will be able to take the output from the XHTML 
> stylesheets that come with Docbook and adorn it with Forrest trimmings in one 
> step. If so this is far better than the current method.

This really depends on what the docbook stylesheets output. We will be 
supporting a subset of XHTML2, not the whole lot. There is extensive 
discussion around this in the archives, perhaps the most useful place to 
start is Nicola Kens summary thread

> What has to be done in order to use this method?

The above thread covers much of this. I have opened an issue against 0.7 
so that we can start collecting the ideas together one 0.6 is released.


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