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RE: How do I hide something?

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bruce Richardson [mailto:brichardson@lineone.net]
> Sent: Wednesday, May 10, 2000 3:56 AM
> To: Jorge Godoy; ldp-docbook@lists.linuxdoc.org
> Subject: Re: How do I hide something?
> >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Original Message <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
> On 10/05/00, 07:31:42, Jorge Godoy <godoy@conectiva.com.br> wrote 
> regarding Re: How do I hide something?:
> > Gregory Leblanc <gleblanc@cu-portland.edu> writes:
> > > ok, I'm trying to make an example.docbook.sgml to replace the
> > > example.sgml for linuxdoc.  What I want to do is mark some of the
> > > sections that I haven't had a chance to research as not 
> part of what
> > > should get rendered, but I can't remember how that was 
> accomplished.
> > > Anybody know?
> > >     Grego
> > <!-- this is a comment
> >      that spreads across several
> >      lines
> > -->
> Only be careful that you don't have two or more sequential hyphens in 
> the text you put there.  I think it's for this reason that the Vim 
> sgml syntax-highlighting rules refer dismissively to that style of 
> comment as "wrong" and "Netscape instigated".  
> The vim syntax rule default to using plain "<! " and ">" as comment 
> terminators.  This works in HTML 4.x but is not part of the DTD.  
> Doesn't work in sgml (not with Docbook, anyway).  Just the Vim 
> maintainer being sniffy, I suppose.

Thanks for the pointer.  This isn't exactly what I meant, but it will work.
I was actually thinking that there was some sort of "versioning" thing that
was talked about in TDG, but I can't find it now.  This stuff isn't really a
comment, but part of the document that isn't really ready for general
consumption.  Probably doesn't matter, it should only take me another day or
so to get this translation finished for version 0.1.  I'll post it here when
it's done.  Thanks,

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