[pmwiki-users] nesting divs and tables

John Rankin john.rankin at affinity.co.nz
Sun Aug 6 18:03:21 CDT 2006

On Saturday, 5 August 2006 7:15 PM, Patrick R. Michaud <pmichaud at pobox.com> wrote:
>I'm experimenting with a feature on pmwiki.org to allow nesting
>(:table:) within (:div:), (:div:) within (:table:), and divs
>within divs.  (Nesting of table directives still isn't
>See http://www.pmwiki.org/wiki/Test/NestTableAndDiv for some
>Also, out of curiosity, is there anyone who is likely to be
>negatively impacted by this change?  Since nesting hasn't been
>allowed until now, the only case I can imagine that might cause 
>a problem is where an author has relied on (:table:)/(:cell:) 
>to automatically close a >>div<</(:div:) and vice-versa.  But
>I can't imagine that this is at all common (and, of course,
>it's easily fixed when it does occur).

I am almost certain that this will comprehensively break the
PublishPDF library. Sigh.

It had to happen sooner or later... :-(

It is of course a good idea.

John Rankin

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