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Re: Switching to XML

From: Guillaume Lelarge <guillaume(at)lelarge(dot)info>
To: Guillaume Lelarge <guillaume(at)lelarge(dot)info>,Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>,"Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>,David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>, Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>,pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org, David Blewett <david(at)dawninglight(dot)net>
Subject: Re: Switching to XML
Date: 2006-12-22 17:09:20
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Alvaro Herrera a ecrit le 22/12/2006 17:54:
> Guillaume Lelarge wrote:
> 
>> The last PDF available on the website has some bad issues. Just take a
>> look at table 8-13 (page 805), table 8-18 (page 113). One more time, I
>> don't say you can't fix this in SGML (and I think we already talk of
>> this some time ago). But *I* won't do it. And I think some people are
>> willing to work on this but they also want to have XML documentation.
> 
> I checked the PDF available on
> http://www.postgresql.org/files/documentation/pdf/8.2/postgresql-8.2-A4.pdf
> and it does have the issues Guillaume mentions: table 8-13 (on page 105)
> is certainly mangled (columns too wide), and table 8-18 is mangled too
> (a row's content is too wide for the columns, so the text on one column
> overlaps the text on the next).  This problem can also be seen on other
> tables, for example 9-5 and 9-6.
> 

There's a way to fix this : adding colspec's tags for each column which 
need a specific col width.

For example :
   <colspec colnum="1" colwidth="1.3*"/>

> I printed one page and it looks just as silly, so it's not just a
> display problem.
> 
> Also, the US version is lacking the index -- I suppose it was built
> without the complete index.sgml file.
> 

Regards.


-- 
Guillaume.

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