[pmwiki-users] RFC: Core candidate offerings

Chris Cox ccox at airmail.net
Fri Mar 31 14:38:28 CST 2006

Patrick R. Michaud wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 31, 2006 at 12:48:09PM -0600, Jonathan Scott Duff wrote:
>>>Others have also asked about the possibility of styling
>>>paragraphs with first-line text indents; this is another case
>>>where having an explicit "paragraph" markup would be useful
>>>to avoid the vertical space between paragraphs:
>>>    %define=p text-indent:40px apply=p%
>>So ... what's the problem with making something like %p% part of pmwiki?
>>As I read your #2, \-at-the-beginning-of-line is that markup except
>>you'd have to do the indent separately.
> The biggest issue with the idea of %p% as a structural markup is
> that all of the other instances of %% are style markup.  Put another
> way, we don't have equivalent %li%, %td%, %div%, etc.
> It can be done easily enough ("any markup line beginning with %p is
> a new paragraph"), but it just seems terribly inconsistent.

I was thinking of other paragraph markups... thought about
the indention one... so how about:


or perhaps more correct (though weird looking):


Indent/Outdent = New paragraph

Just thinking out loud.

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