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Re: New name for Element name?
- To: docbook at lists dot oasis-open dot org
- Subject: Re: DOCBOOK: New name for Element name?
- From: Steve Greenland <greenland at ellipsys dot com>
- Date: Wed, 2 Feb 2000 13:20:24 -0600
- Organization: Ellipsys Inc.
- References: <200001280928.KAA14380@ezili.sis.pasteur.fr> <6275-Fri28Jan2000093528email@example.com> <20000128202530.A1260@troja.hellas> <1501-Tue01Feb2000143322firstname.lastname@example.org> <3897C0F3.B31BEAC5@ravinet.com>
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On 01-Feb-00, 23:30 (CST), Sylvan Ravinet <email@example.com> wrote:
> Well the useful thing I see in such a feature would be that one
> could use his own
> abbreviation or naming convention for his docbook tags. This can
> be used for example
> to have shorter tags when editing docbook documents at hand, even
> with emacs and psgml.
> I would rather use <p> than <para> when editing... Also, having
> <s1> <s2>... intead of
> <sect1>... etc.
Then they're not writing in DocBook, are they? And if they're using
emacs, there are all kinds of ways to use abbreviations..
Seriously, this is a long-term maintenance nightmare.
Steve Greenland | Reality is what refuses to go away when
Ellipsys Inc. | I stop believing in it.
firstname.lastname@example.org | -- Philip K. Dick