DocBook Technical Committee Meeting Agenda: 19 October 2016

The DocBook Technical Committee will meet on Wednesday,
19 October 2016 at 2:00pm ET for 90 minutes.

Attendance at teleconferences is restricted to members
(and prospective members) of the committee.

This is the phone number for Wednesday's DocBook TC call:

Phone: +1-719-387-5556
Code: 902213

The DocBook TC uses the #docbook IRC channel on  The IRC channel is used for exchanging
URIs, providing out-of-band comments, and other aspects
of the teleconference, so please join us there if at
all possible.


1. Roll call
2. Accepting the minutes [1] of the previous meeting (21 September 2016).
3. Next meeting: 16 November 2016
4. Review of the agenda.
5. Review of open action items

 a. Jirka to review the non-normative XML Schema version of 5.1 to make sure it 
has all the latest changes.

 b. Jirma to create a branch on 5.1 in Github for the publisher's schema.

 c. Jirka to sort out access issures for transitioning the DocBook schema files 
to Github.

 d. Bob to talk with Norm about the future of the Definitive Guide

 e. Bob will send a note to the DocBook list asking for the impact if we remove 
support for XSD in DocBook 6.0.

6. DocBook 5.1: Review in progress, ending on November 3. No comments so far.

7.  Review of Requests for Enhancement

     We have some open items in these two places that have not appeared in the
     agenda in the last few months. Some look like duplicates between the two
     lists. Others may need to be closed.

  To find an RFE by number, enter the URL (on one line):

 Open RFEs on sourceforge

 Ticket  Tracker
  260   2820947  Ability to transclude text
  273   3035565  Allow sections at any level
  291   3491860  license tag  (hold for 5.2)
  306            Allow Block Elements inside abstract
  Open items in sourceforge, but not previously listed in the minutes.
  312            DocBook Transclusion: allow prefix in trans:idfixup
  311            Add <danger> to the list of admonitions (Duplicate of closed 
Github 55)
  310            Add XIncludes to Assembly Schema (Duplicate of Github 54)
  309            Extend article @class with other and otherclass (Duplicate of 
Github 53)
  308            Support images in multiple resolutions
  306            Allow block elements in side abstract
  291            license tag
  273            Allow sections at any level
  260            Ability to transclude text

 To find a Github issue by number, enter the URL (on one line):

  Open Github Issues (NOTE: 52 is old, but is new on this list)
  6     Add buildtarget element
  7     Allow revnumber inline.
  53   Extend article @class with other and otherclass
  54   Add XIncludes to Assembly Schema
  Open item in Github, but not previously listed in the minutes
  52   Allow multimediaparam in imagedata


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