[pmwiki-users] Re: White space indent for pmwiki.org/wiki/TestWS
chr at home.se
chr at home.se
Mon Nov 14 09:25:37 CST 2005
On Mon, 14 Nov 2005, Patrick R. Michaud wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 14, 2005 at 12:55:35PM +0100, chr at home.se wrote:
> > Hi Patrick
> > I'd just like to check that indentation based on whitespace is activated
> > for this group:
> > http://www.pmwiki.org/wiki/TestWS/TestWS
> > since I'd like to start testing/documenating it.
You didn't really answer this, but from the answer below I assume WS
indent indeed is active at pmwiki.org.
> > * This
> > should become a single line
> It's a bit complicated, but the answer is that PmWiki currently treats
> the ws indent as being a separate (nested but not indented) block from
> the list item itself. Another way of thinking of it (and looking at it
> via the HTML output) is that the subsequent lines form separate
> paragraphs from the list item itself.
I thought some more about this, and this type of indentation becomes
rather pointless for me if it doesn't act as a line continuation for the
> I agree it's a little confusing. I'm not sure it's easily fixable yet,
> but I'll keep thinking on it.
Ok, let me know if you'd like some help here, perhaps discussing what the
Btw, I can see how it'd definitely be useful to easily be able to start a
new paragraph by simply writing something like this:
* This is a line,
where this text goes in the first entry.
This line on the other hand is a new paragraph.
However, this line also belongs to the new paragraph.
which (I think) ought to render something as follows:
* This is a line, where this text goes in the first entry
This line on the other hand is a new paragraph. However,
this line also belongs to the new paragraph.
Is this the *intended* behaviour of the white-space indented markup?
Christian Ridderström, +46-8-768 39 44 http://www.md.kth.se/~chr
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