On Sun, 10 Nov 2002, dar...@dzr-web.com wrote:Hm... It looks like you are correct. His package has a psgml mode
> On Sun, 10 Nov 2002 01:41:09 +0000, Galen Boyer wrote:
>> It uses PSGML mode for the structured editing but then it has built
> I may be mistaken, but I'm pretty sure that it is PSGML which is
installed stock, and his code either finds a current one or uses the one
he has in his directory structure. After reading some of the PSGML
info, this seems to be where the context-sensitive menus are coming
from. (I will have to disable the XAE and use PSGML stand-alone for
awhile to understand it even more.
His stuff is the applying the stylesheets and transforming and sending
>> It supports the docbook right out of the box, but any other availableI'm using the XAE to author documentation for the company I just started
>> dtd that you reference can be the dtd for that document and that dtd
>> will get parsed and context sensitive menus created for that
>> document. I like it mostly cause it has the built-in xslt processor
>> and a menu item,
>> XAE --> View Document --> In Html Browser
> The thing is that I am either working directly with XHTML anyway, or
with. I don't get nearly as deep into dealing with tagged files as you
>> Not sure how to soften those frustrations. If your java environmentI see. I don't know how the XAE deals with namespaces, but it probably
>> isn't correct, the XAE isn't going to correct it. But, you could ask
>> the XAE list on how to correct it. You might get an answer.
> And also that was a while ago and I'm now using a much more up-to-date
>>> Well schemas and namespace are certainly a core part of XML's
>> I think the context sensitive menu creation by parsing the referenced
> Yes. For the kind of stuff I'm working on, either for current clients,
won't matter, because PSGML is what would need to deal with namespaces
and it looks like it won't be.
>> The last thing that makes the XAE attractive to me, is that Paul'sOut of the box is docbook. I think Paul actually did it a disservice
>> JDE is a really nice package. I see the XAE having even a much
>> fuller environment as Paul turns his concentrations to it. It is
>> extremely useful already. I'd like to be a user and help him by
>> offering my perspective as a user. So, I guess I'm saying that I
>> trust that the package will remain in active development for quite
>> some time, and seeing the power of the JDE makes me wonder what the
>> XAE will look like in the future.
> Well on top of beng rubbish at lisp, I'm pretty rubbish at Java!
because one might gleam that is the only thing it will do.
> PSGML is the nearest thing I've found, but maybe trying to make PSGMLI don't have this problem but I feel for you. Having to leave Emacs to
> understand namespaces and schemas is too big a poject, in which case
> we need another package altogether. And that thought makes me feel a
> little glum ...
edit things makes me glum when I have to do it as well.
> Best, DarrenI'm a beer drinker myself. Wine makes my head hurt.
> P.S. This was written very late at night after much wine, so if I'm
Galen deForest Boyer
Sweet dreams and flying machines in pieces on the ground.
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