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Re: Why does SGML <indexterm> use zone=?

From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
Cc: pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Why does SGML <indexterm> use zone=?
Date: 2007-08-30 20:38:24
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Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> Bruce Momjian wrote:
> > What I am wondering is why we specify "zone" at all?
> 
> It means that the entire section is relevant to the index term.  
> Otherwise it would mean that only the narrow area around the index term 
> is relevant.  In printed renditions, that would be the difference 
> between saying
> 
> foo, 87
> 
> and
> 
> foo, 86-90
> 
> in the index.

Ah, interesting.  Thanks.

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