From: Jim Melton (email@example.com)
Date: Thu Apr 17 2003 - 23:25:21 PDT
Thanks for the pointer. I'll look a bit deeper at DocBook's stylesheets
and see how they do it. But it sounds something like my thoughts on how to
approach this, from what you describe.
At 18:31 2003-04-17 -0700 Thursday, Bob Stayton wrote:
>The DocBook XSL stylesheets have implemented two-thirds of
>what you are trying to do. DocBook uses olink to link
>to another DocBook document. The stylesheets have a
>target collection mode that outputs the cross reference
>information instead of the regular output. It outputs
>XML so it can be easily parsed again on the second pass.
>On the second pass, the name of the data file is passed
>to the stylesheet as a parameter. The stylesheet opens the
>data file and parses the data. When an olink is encountered,
>it looks up the information and resolves the cross reference,
>generating text if the olink is empty.
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