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Re: Proposal for document entities



Paul W. Frields wrote:
> Currently, our documents have entities like this (please pardon the MUA
> mangling):
>
> <!ENTITY % FEDORA-ENTITIES-EN SYSTEM
> "../docs-common/common/fedora-entities-en.ent">
> %FEDORA-ENTITIES-EN;
> <!ENTITY BOOKID "foo-tutorial-0.15 (2005-01-01)"> <!-- change version of
> manual and date here -->
>
>
> I would like to see this instead as a standard:
>
> <!ENTITY BOOKNAME "foo-tutorial">
> <!ENTITY BOOKVERSION "0.15"> <!-- change version number here -->
> <!ENTITY BOOKDATE "2005-01-01"> <!-- change revision date here -->
> <!ENTITY BOOKID "&BOOKNAME;-&BOOKVERSION; (&BOOKDATE;)">
> <!ENTITY BUG-NUM "000000"> <!-- only used while in draft -->
>
>
> Any input?
>
>   
+1

It is usually considered best practice to track a package's name,
version and revision date separately.  No sense in making an exception
for docs.  :-)

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Patrick "The N-Man" Barnes
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