[dev-context] confused with keys-xx.xml files

Patrick Gundlach patrick at gundla.ch
Tue Dec 7 13:27:50 CET 2004


in cont-en.xml: reservefloat:

      <cd:parameter name="frame">
        <cd:constant type="on"/>
        <cd:constant type="off"/>

in keys-de.xml:

    <cd:constant name="frame" value="rahmen"/>
    <cd:variable name="on" value="an"/>

Why is "on" a constant in cont-en and a variable in keys-de.xml?

What is a variable and what is a constant? In my understanding,
"frame" here should be a variable, because it can be either "on" or

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