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Re: IXIN 1.0 available

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: IXIN 1.0 available
Date: Thu, 29 Nov 2012 20:59:12 +0100
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Thien-Thi Nguyen <address@hidden> skribis:

> Right.  Those are defined in the texinfo DTD.  What a1-nf3-mixp does,
> that i don't know how to arrange for a1-nf3-guile2, is to recognize the
> ""; in the
> ‘DOCTYPE’ declaration, find the associated DTD via map file zomg and
> process it, to finally arrive at:
> <!ENTITY copyright  "&#xa9;">

Oh, OK.

> (excerpt from /usr/share/texinfo/texinfo.dtd:391).  IOW, ‘xml->sxml’ is
> too abstracted from the details; it's not the right tool for the job.
> Unfortunately, what is the right tool and how to use it i could not find
> in my admittedly brief stroll through the SXML portions of the Guile
> 2.0.6 manual.  The resolution of this is to improve the documentation so
> that non-prescient programmers like me can figure out how to specify
> such a mapping (presuming that the underlying system is capable of
> processing the DTD, etc).  Maybe that presumption is too much, even.

(I concur that the doc of the sxml modules in Guile 2 is inappropriately
terse, and needs work.)

Regarding DTDs, there are hints in the thread at
<>, but nothing
really ideal.


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