[pmwiki-users] Re: Re: <div> markup suggestions...?
Patrick R. Michaud
pmichaud at pobox.com
Thu Mar 3 13:50:22 CST 2005
On Thu, Mar 03, 2005 at 01:07:48PM -0600, Jonathan Scott Duff wrote:
> > >>Pm<<
> > This is stuff written by Pm
> Sure it reads well, but what does it *mean*? If you're applying a Pm
> style, there should be % somewhere. If you're just naming the
> division then this is okay I guess.
>>%Pm%<< -- block using the Pm WikiStyle
>>#Pm<< -- block named "Pm" (anchor)
>>Pm<< -- block using Pm CSS class (which may or may not be
the same as the wikistyle)
> How about ====? People often use horizontal rules to divide their
> pages into sections, this would just be an extra special hr :-)
Well, there's two issues:
- Several markup languages use '===' for headings (PmWiki's '!!!'),
and some people/sites are likely to want to preserve that
(and I don't want to prevent it).
- In the past I've stated that lines beginning with '=' are reserved
for custom markup -- i.e., that PmWiki wouldn't define such a sequence.
So, I'd have to retract that position, or at least say that it no
longer applies to v2. I don't have a big problem with doing this,
as there have been several times (including now) that I wish I
had '=' available to me and wish I had reserved a slightly longer
sequence. And perhaps our need to reserve a markup for local
customization is now reduced since we tend to use (:...:) for
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