[pmwiki-users] nesting divs and tables

Marc Cooper gmane at auxbuss.com
Mon Aug 7 10:55:15 CDT 2006

Patrick R. Michaud said...
> 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 supported.)
> See http://www.pmwiki.org/wiki/Test/NestTableAndDiv for some samples.

This is absolutely fabulous news. I can't wait to remove my hacks that 
circumvent the current "limitation".

> 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 was bitten the other way - I couldn't understand why a (:table:) kept 
breaking things :-o So excise it at will.

> Comments, questions, suggestions, and votes in favor or against
> are welcomed.

When will it be ready :-)


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