closing paragraphs </p> (Was Re: [Pmwiki-users] Another idea bef..)
Patrick R. Michaud
Fri Jan 16 15:54:18 CST 2004
On Fri, Jan 16, 2004 at 03:10:37PM +0100, Christian Ridderstr?m wrote:
> Ok. I'll buy that with a blank line in the markup we mean a vertical
> space, so it doesn't have to implemented as a paragraph.
> Um... if it's only vertical space we want... how about using <div></div>
<div class='p' /> or something like that sounds great to me. But I wonder
if browsers would have the same problem with empty <div> tags that they do
with empty <p> tags...?
> Another question: Before, I "understood" that regardless of the n:o blank
> lines, you still got the same vertical space in the output *because* the
> blank lines indicated the start of a new paragraph. What would be the
> motivation now? (Note: I like the current one-or-more blank lines
> become one blank vertical space)
Simply that I think it's reasonable that multiple blank lines produce
a single blank vertical space, and that an author should have to do a
little bit of extra work if he/she wants more vertical space than that.
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