ceri at FreeBSD.org
Tue Jul 13 16:52:33 UTC 2004
On Mon, Jul 12, 2004 at 05:31:25PM -0600, Warren Block wrote:
> In most books, the first use of an acronym or term is defined. With the
> Handbook, that is probably not very helpful, since most users will not
> read it straight through and may miss the definition.
> A glossary would help, particularly for HTML, where the definition is
> just a link away. This fails on paper versions of the Handbook, though.
> Ideally, the first use of a glossary term in a chapter would have a
> short definition:
> With NFS (Network File System), files may be...
> In the HTML version, the entire "NFS (Network File System)" would be a
> link to the glossary. Later references and links would just be "NFS".
> If every acronym is defined in the glossary, is it possible to generate
> the link and definition the first time an acronym is used in a chapter?
Yes, and that's the plan at the moment.
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