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Re: Proposal for Implementing a Docbook Editor



On Thu, May 21, 2009 at 10:32:13PM +0530, satya komaragiri wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> On Wed, May 20, 2009 at 10:26 PM, Paul W. Frields <stickster gmail com> wrote:
> >
> > [...snip...]
> >> <systemitem></systemitem>
> >
> > Are you planning on implementing support for the @class attribute?  I
> > use that a lot, and it appears in Fedora Doc
> >
> > Also, I think we tend to use <indexterm> and its indexing-specific
> > children too.  But if those significantly increase the difficulty,
> > they could be pushed off.  These are just suggestions and not
> > requirements. :-)
> >
> 
> I saw the class attribute being used in quite a few places. But i
> haven't yet figured how to implement  it and <indexitem> in a wysiwyg
> interface. How will they be specified, written, edited, etc.
> 
> Indexitem can be implemented with a button (say Add to Index) which
> will index some word/phrase which is selected/highlighted.
> 
> Class has a lot of variations for different tags so I need to think of
> a 'user-friendly' way to implement it. Perhaps when the user clicks
> the button for filename, I could give the user some kind of a drop
> down menu which enumerates the type (devicefile, directory, etc, as
> listed at http://docbook.org/tdg/en/html/filename.html). I'll try to
> figure out these details soon and get these two in.
> 
> Thanks for the feedback. I'll try and implement all the important bits
> suggested here. :)

Sounds great, and thanks for the clarification of scope.  Good luck!

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