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Reply to: hrefs and ID strings truncated in generating XHTMLApril 11, 2012 at 5:36 pm
I can reproduce what you are seeing with both DITA OT version 188.8.131.52 (included with XMetaL Author Enterprise 6.0) and DITA OT version 1.5.4 (included with 7.0).
However, it isn't clear to me if this is really a bug in the DITA OT or whether it should even be supported. The DITA Language Reference is not entirely clear to me, as it states the following (see the text I've coloured blue):
A pointer to the resource represented by the
DITA 1.2 rewrites that paragraph, but that sentence is the same:
[quote=http://docs.oasis-open.org/dita/v1.2/os/spec/langref/topicref.html#topicref]A pointer to the resource represented by the
See also [url=http://docs.oasis-open.org/dita/v1.2/os/spec/common/thehrefattribute.html]184.108.40.206 The href attribute[/url] (which does not clarify things for me).
The ambiguity for me stems from the fact that it is not clear what “topic level” means. If it means “the referenced topic file in its entirety” then the Language Reference is saying you can't reference any elements, including