[pmwiki-users] Re: Re: <div> markup suggestions...?
Patrick R. Michaud
pmichaud at pobox.com
Tue Mar 1 16:50:54 CST 2005
On Tue, Mar 01, 2005 at 04:48:43PM -0500, Bronwyn Boltwood wrote:
> I suggest we take a cue from the table markup, and provide both simple
> and advanced methods. Simple divs can't be nested, but their markup
> is easy to write, because they'll be used frequently. Advanced divs
> can be nested, and have closing tags that allow both humans and PmWiki
> to determine which closing tag belongs to which div.
I'm not planning to do nested advanced divs, sorry. (Even
PmWiki's advanced tables don't nest.)
> Like Dan McMullen, I'd like block wikistyles to be able to contain
> multiple paragraphs. When I first encountered them, I expected a
> block wikistyle to stay on until I turned it off. (Disclaimer: I code
> HTML.) Does anybody have a good user-level reason for simple divs and
> block wikistyles to stay separate?
Yes, when styling a list the style should not propagate beyond the
end of the list. Rather than try to overload %block style% to this
purpose, I'd prefer to introduce an explicit [%style%] that works
over blocks and is syntactically distinct from existing wiki styles.
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