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#34 TDG: Large patch to chapter 2 of TDG

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2009-12-11
2002-07-31
John Daily
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This supersedes the patch I supplied recently to bug
#548788.

Changes:

* Switch from using ldquo/rdquo everywhere to <quote>.

* While doing the above, corrected a typo where two
left quotes were used
around "(".

* Eliminate rdquo entities used after xref tags; this
looks like a
workaround for an old stylesheet problem, but now
results in duplicate
quotes.

* Eliminate the ancient commentary regarding the XML
DTD: "We've included
one on the <acronym>CD</acronym>, but it hasn't been
officially adopted by
the <acronym>OASIS</acronym> DocBook Technical
Committee yet."

* Wrap blocks of sample XML and SGML in CDATA. This
was primarily
motivated by the & problem noted in this bug
report, and the
realization that the sample code is much easier to
maintain this way.

* Switch from 3.1.4 XML DTD references to 4.2.

* Typo: "indentified"

* s/.sgm/.xml in sample internal DTD snippets for XML
documents

* All sample attribute values are now quoted

* Update the emacs variables at the end

* Eliminate empty closing tags in a bibliograpy example

Discussion

  • Norman Walsh
    Norman Walsh
    2002-12-29

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    I'd be happy to apply the patch, but you forgot to attach it.

    Also, I can't find bug 548788.

     
  • Norman Walsh
    Norman Walsh
    2002-12-29

    • status: open --> pending-accepted
     
  • Norman Walsh
    Norman Walsh
    2002-12-29

    • status: pending-accepted --> open-accepted
     
  • John Daily
    John Daily
    2003-08-18

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    Ok, one year late, here's the patch. Sorry about that.

    I don't remember what the missing bug might have been at
    this point, but I doubt it matters.

     
  • John Daily
    John Daily
    2003-08-18

     
    Attachments
    • labels: --> 371484
     
    • summary: Large patch to chapter 2 of TDG --> TDG: Large patch to chapter 2 of TDG
     
    • labels: 371484 -->
     
    • labels: --> DocBook: The Definitive Guide
     
  • I believe all of the changes described here that are still relevant to the current version have been made or will be made during the copy-edit for the 2nd Edition

     
    • assigned_to: nobody --> rlhamilton
    • status: open-accepted --> pending
     
    • status: pending --> closed