Dave Pawson dpawson at nildram.co.uk
Sun Jun 27 14:25:41 UTC 2004

At 03:20 27/06/2004, Paul W. Frields wrote:
>You can find the tarball for this document, if interested, at:
>   http://docs.frields.org/
>I've formatted it as a DocBook XML book rather than an article since I
>felt the size and derivation warranted that treatment.

Heck it is a book, hence book sounds like a good root element to me.

>I'm considering possibly removing the minor personalization I've done,
>and "freezing" that copy for public distribution, also under the FDL,
>with a "pristine" text of the 1918 edition.

Sounds good to me, with the book root element.

>  This is only slightly
>complicated by the fact that before I came up with this idea, I made
>three or four very minor alterations in the text to correct outdated
>usage. Nevertheless, I can probably locate those portions and return
>them to their original state in a few hours of proofreading.

Probably right, to leave it 'as is'.

>I still have a sticky situation, though, which I have not been able to
>fully address, which is the treatment of the section numbering.

Docbook xslt is fully customisable. If you want a custom layer,
let me know what you want and it could be distributed with the book?

regards DaveP

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