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From David Crossley <>
Subject Re: simplified docbook plugin
Date Wed, 03 Aug 2005 23:23:41 GMT
Ross Gardler wrote:
> David Crossley wrote:
> >Phillip Evans wrote:
> >>I suppose it is possible to modify input.xmap so that will accept
> >>sdocbook-v1.1 as well?
> >>
> >>Where should that be done?
> >
> >You could alter the input.xmap in the
> >FORREST_HOME/build/plugins/org.apache.forrest.plugin.input.simplifiedDocbook
> >Search for the term "sdocbook-v1.0" (it occurs twice) and
> >add similar handling for "sdocbook-v1.1".
> >
> >However, there is more to it than that. You also need
> >to provide the DTDs for sdocbook-v1.1
> >
> >There is more information about this process at
> >
> >except that you are doing your changes in the plugin
> >rather than in the core.
> >
> >You might also need to provide a different
> >sdocbook2document.xsl stylesheet because i presume
> >sdocbook 1.1 is different to sdocbook 1.0
> There are a couple of sdocbook releases that we don't currently support 
> (v1.1 and v4.1.2.5 - that later may be the same as the former as v1.1 is 
> not available from OASIS).
> Since we do not fully support even sdocbook v1.0 I propose adding these 
> new versions to the plugin along with a note in the docs that support is 
> not complete and issues should be raised on Jira to enable us to improve 
> support.
> That is, I do not plan to write a new stylesheet for this at this stage.
> Are people OK with me committing these changes (lazy consensus in 
> operation).

Are you just talking about the stylesheet or the DTDs too?
The trouble with the DTDs is that they will make this
plugin, and our SVN trunk, very cumbersome. How many
versions of Full DocBook and Simplified DocBook will
we support?


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