[pmwiki-users] Nested div markup
dominique.faure at gmail.com
Thu Feb 15 13:17:38 CST 2007
On 2/15/07, Patrick R. Michaud <pmichaud at pobox.com> wrote:
> At http://www.pmwiki.org/wiki/PITS/00887, Feral has
> proposed a very interesting markup for nested divs that
> I'm considering and could use some comments/feedback.
> Currently we have several div markups available:
> (:div class='xyz':)...(:div:) basic div
> (:div1 class='xyz':)...(:div1:) div that allows nesting
> >>xyz<< div with 'xyz' wikistyle applied
> The current problem is that there's not a convenient way to
> associated wikistyles with nested divs. My original thought
> had been to use multiple angle brackets to indicate nesting levels,
> so that >>><<< corresponds to a (:div1:), >>>><<<< is a (:div2:), etc.
> Thus the markup on the left below would be equivalent to the items
> on the right:
> >>xyz<< (:div:)%xyz div%
> Some text Some text
> >>>abc<<< (:div1:)%abc div%
> A nested div A nested div
> >>><<< (:div1end:)
> Back to outer div Back to outer div
> >><< (:divend:)
> PITS:00887 proposes a somewhat different (and possibly clearer)
> markup, by prefacing the >><< with a div number. Thus instead
> of >>><<<, >>>><<<<, >>>>><<<<<, we would use 1>><<, 2>><<, 3>><<,
> etc. Then the above would be:
> Some text
> A nested div
> Back to outer div
> I kind of like this -- it eliminates the need to count angle
> brackets, and makes the relationship between 1>>...<< and
> (:div1:) more explicit.
> On the downside, most other things involving "levels" in PmWiki
> use repetitions of the same character, as in headings (!!, !!!, !!!!),
> lists (*, **, ***), etc. So this might be a little inconsistent.
> Another option would be to put div level markers on the inside
> of the angle brackets, thus >>1 ...<<, >>2 ...<<, etc. to
> correspond to (:div1:), (:div2:), etc.
A nested div
Back to outer div
seem more consistent to me.
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