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From Nicola Ken Barozzi <>
Subject Re: table tag in document v11
Date Tue, 23 Jul 2002 15:54:24 GMT

Bert Van Kets wrote:
> I'm using Forrest to generate a small site.  It's a good test for the 
> whole concept.
> The biggest problem I'm having is with the document2html.xsl, specially 
> the table tag.
> The table attributes are fixed in the tag!!  Therefor I would like to 
> propose the following:
> Leave every (most) regular xhtml tag alone and create our own tags for 
> the specific cases.  We have done so for most cases (link, fork, title, 
> ...).
> This will alow the users a lot more flexibility when they want to use 
> their own layout without having to rewrite the document xsl.
> I had to delete the table tag all together.

How the heck are you going to validate this?
I'm against anything that is not predefined.
There is no need to keep loose; please post an explicit example so that 
we can evaluate it.

> Also there are some errors in the document xsl.  ex. having just a 
> simple p tag in content still generates an h3 tag.  when you have a 
> section containing just a p tag the result contains an unnumbered list 
> element !(?).
> I'll check it all out and provide an update.

Good :-)

Nicola Ken Barozzi         
             - verba volant, scripta manent -
    (discussions get forgotten, just code remains)

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