Re: structure of extracted index page

On 25 Apr 2001 22:53:33 -0500, Dan Mueth wrote:
> On Wed, 25 Apr 2001, Alexander Kirillov wrote:
> > Sorry if I am missing something, but the example given here doesn't
> > seem to be legal docbook: AFAIK, there is no such tag as <indexdoc> in
> > DocBook, and <indexentry> *must* contain <primaryie>, and there is no
> > such attribute as "linkid". Thus, the correct markup would be
> > 
> > <index> 
> > <indexentry> 
> >  <primaryie> Apple</primaryie>
> >  <secondaryie>Big </secondaryie>
> > </indexentry>
> > etc. I am not sure what to do with the linking id. 
> > 
> > Of course, this xml document is only intended as a temporary one to be
> > used by help system internally, so in theory we can introduce our own
> > tags - but I'd rather try avoiding this. 
> Mary is creating a new DTD to describe indexing information which is used
> internally to ScrollKeeper, and possibly to a help browser.  It is not
> meant to be a part of a document, so it isn't necessary or even
> appropriate to use DocBook.

In what way is the DocBook markup incomplete for this.  Put another way,
why do we need another DTD?

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