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From: Douglas Gregor (gregod_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-11-02 10:17:15

On Saturday 02 November 2002 01:10 am, David Bergman wrote:
> I do believe that this CPPXML of yours should be a proper extension of
> DocBook, in the sense of super-language, so all DocBook documents are
> valid CPPXML documents. This to enable developers writing the high-level
> specifications, which cannot/should not be extractable from the source
> code in DocBook, and use the CPPXML extensions to express C++-specific
> constructions and still use the same transformer XSL (the arch between
> your "C++ XML" and "DocBook XML" nodes) as the generated documentation.
> So, we should extend DocBook, *but* with your preprocessing XSLs, so we
> can still enjoy the DocBook stylesheets and tools from the next node.

The only thing we lose here is the ability to use DSSSL-based DocBook
renderers, but I'm not sure that matters much. We'll make it a full DocBook
extension, then.


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