is rendered in both XHTML and FO as just the number,
without the "ISBN" prefix.
is this intentional?
am I supposed to write
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Yes, it appears to be intentional that the XSL
stylesheets do not add generated "ISBN" text. As far as
I can tell, the DSSSL stylsheets do not add it either.
And processing expectations section for isbn in the
Definitive Guide does not say anything about generating it.
I think that's probably because there are instances
where someone might not want to generated text for
every ISBN. For example, if you had a long list of
ISBNs and did not want the "ISBN" string pre-pended to
If you want it, the workaround is to put it into a
customization layer. Post to docbook-apps if you want a
solution for that (so we have a record of it in the
list archive). If nobody else responds with on list
with a solution, I will.