[pmwiki-users] Why do we need lots of "vspace"?

Oliver Betz list_ob at gmx.net
Sat Jun 4 12:41:31 CDT 2011

"Patrick R. Michaud" wrote:

>> is there a brief explanation why PmWiki controls vertical spacing with
>> lots of class='vspace'?
>PmWiki wants to be able to translate vertical space in the input
>markup to vertical space in the output.  Trying to mimic that
>via straight CSS is incredibly difficult.

please excuse my persistence, but I'm still curious.

As I wrote, I found two cases:

"...vertical space between a heading and its subsequent paragraph to
be smaller than the vertical space between paragraphs"

More vertical space if I put _two_ empty lines
between heading and text.

Is there more?

Oliver Betz, Muenchen (oliverbetz.de)

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