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Re: [opensuse-doc] Re: Novell / opensuse documentatie vertalen
On Thu, 28 Jul 2011 12:02:33 +0200 MadMax wrote:


I committed my first xml file.


I don't mean the element names. I meant things like &instquick and
&productname. Where are these defined?

These things are called entities. Some entities are already predefined
by DocBook - I think (but am not sure) these are the same as for HTML:
(&amp; = &, &lt; = <, &gt; = >,...).

But DocBook also allows to define your own entities - useful to define
shortcuts (&sls; = SUSE Linux Enterprise Server) and useful for string
that may change in the future (&product; = Workingtitle).
Our custom entities are defined in



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