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Re: What DocBook element for name of a programming langauge?
- To: Norman Walsh <ndw at nwalsh dot com>
- Subject: Re: DOCBOOK: What DocBook element for name of a programming langauge?
- From: Trevor Jenkins <trevor at suneidesis dot com>
- Date: Wed, 13 Dec 2000 21:04:51 +0000 (GMT)
- Cc: docbook at lists dot oasis-open dot org
On Wed, 13 Dec 2000, Norman Walsh wrote:
> / Trevor Jenkins <email@example.com> was heard to say:
> | The DocBook DTD has many inline elements for use with programming
> | languages, e.g. ClassName, ReturnValue. However, I can't find anything
> | appropriate for the name of the programming language itself. :-( It would
> What about <productname>?
Still not quite what I'd expect to use. The GNU gcc compilier suite is a
product, hence should be marked up as <productname>gcc</productname>, but
the mark up for the various programming languages it implements should be
> What are your expectations for programming language names once marked up?
I want to be able to search through the document instance for all
occurences of specific programming languages. As I'm documenting a search
engine toolkit it is rather important that the distinction be made between
a programming language (defintion) and the compiler(s) that implement it.
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