Re: AW: Writing a book in XML
Jonathan Robie wrote: > Harbarth, Juliane wrote: >> So my plan is as follows: >> 1. Assemble a first preliminary book as one XML file and check that the >> stylesheet nicely renders it. >> 2. Hack it into pieces (forming a tree if possible) and connect them >> using XInclude. 3. Try to make Saxon render it as in step 1. >> 4. Try to enhance the corresponding schema in order to allow validation >> of those fragments allowed, i.e. <chapter> and <section> elements. I >> don't exactly know what that means, it might well be, the schema is >> already fit for that. >> 5. Check that validation works with both the whole thing and the pieces. >> 6. Set up a SVN repository and load the hopefully tree-like 'book'. >> 7. Open the repository for the co-authors to-be and publish the schema, >> so that they have a chance of validating their bits. >> 8. On a routine base run the assemble-and-transform task and publish the >> result. >> > > Looks like a good plan to me. The 'assemble' is still a bit mysterious? How are you going to pull the files from svn into an ant or XSLT build process? HTH -- Dave Pawson XSLT, XSL-FO and Docbook FAQ http://www.dpawson.co.uk
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