[pmwiki-users] improved markup for floating images...?
arndis at gmail.com
Thu Jul 28 00:39:38 CDT 2005
On 7/27/05, Patrick R. Michaud <pmichaud at pobox.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 27, 2005 at 10:20:05AM +0100, Ed W wrote:
> Here I'm explicitly including the possibility of re-using
> some of the existing PmWiki block markup sequences. Some ideas...
> %frame% Attach:image.jpg | caption
So long as containing the caption isn't a problem, this one is good.
PmWiki users already associate the pipe with "the following text
describes the preceding item". Possible bad thing: what if people
expect it to generate a link with the text "caption" instead?
> %frame% Attach:image.jpg - caption
> %frame% Attach:image.jpg -- caption
> %frame% Attach:image.jpg : caption
All these have possibilities since they too are natural separators. I
have " -- " hardwired in my fingers for various reasons already, so
it's my favourite from this bunch. " : " is a little more hassle to
type, and I forsee a lot of forgetting the initial space.
> %frame% Attach:image.jpg ! caption ! ( analogue: table captions )
While the analogy is valuable, this one doesn't feel as natural as the
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