[pmwiki-users] Re: processing wikistyles
radu at monicsoft.net
Wed Aug 17 06:06:58 CDT 2005
JR had a great suggestion a couple of times already that seemed to go
unnoticed (or else I missed the counterarguments). It would be nicer
for the core set of wikistyles to define semantics first and let a
css sheet (included if it must be, but better linked), to determine
the look of those semantics.
IMHO, we should be tagging content rather than just specifying one single form.
Using styles just specifies form and it's difficult to process that
for other DTDs or schemas, or even for changing the rendering of a
specific wiki skin for different views/browsers/platforms.
How about a specific Site page where all semantic definitions can be
available to the Authors for editing. A page containing only
(:define:) tags, that would map wikistyles to their desired form;
that way, each skin or each view in a skin could call upon a
different wikistyle page together with (or in addition to) the normal
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