[Pmwiki-users] More on attachments
Andrew J. Camenga
ajcam at ajcindustries.com
Mon Nov 25 14:13:38 CST 2002
> Message: 5
> From: "Patrick R. Michaud" <pmichaud at sci.tamucc.edu>
> Subject: Re: [Pmwiki-users] More on attachments
> Although the %style%...%% could be "nested/containerized",
> I've been thinking that it wouldn't have to be. %style% can simply mean
> "apply this style to any text/markup that follows on the same line, up to
> the next %style% markup". Thus one could write:
> This text is %red% red, %green% green, and %blue% blue.%% This text
> is normal again.
> instead of having to have closing %%-tags, as in:
> This text is %red% red, %% %green% green, and %% %blue%blue.%%. This
> text is normal again.
> Or put another way, the %% is not really a "close style tag"--it simply
> means "apply no style formatting for text/markup that follows on the
> same line, up to the next %style% markup".
> But perhaps this is just too much of a paradigm shift for all of the XML/
> HTML authors out there who are used to thinking mainly in terms of containers
> and nested tags.
Of the suggestions made so far, I like this suggestion the best. It
provides the opportunity to indicate style quickly and in a way that
is quite readable and fairly easy to explain.
P.S. I'm experimenting with pmwiki on a local network and
appreciate the work and thought that has gone into it so far.
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