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From David Crossley <cross...@indexgeo.com.au>
Subject Re: cvs commit: xml-forrest/etc DTD_DEFICIENCIES.txt
Date Thu, 21 Nov 2002 10:23:18 GMT
By the way, Forresteers ... this document is not just
for committers. Send your patches and other issues.
Great idea, Jeff.
--David

jefft@apache.org wrote:
> jefft       2002/11/19 23:41:11
> 
>   Added:       etc      DTD_DEFICIENCIES.txt
>   Log:
>   A file listing issues with the DTDs
>   
>   Revision  Changes    Path
>   1.1                  xml-forrest/etc/DTD_DEFICIENCIES.txt
>   
>   Index: DTD_DEFICIENCIES.txt
>   ===================================================================
>                                   ----------------
>                                   DTD Deficiencies
>                                   ----------------
>   
>   A collection of DTD 'deficiencies' that people have encountered, and would like
>   either fixed or a reason for non-fixing given.
>   
>   Please read through, and add your user id to 'yea' or 'nay' to indicate your
>   support or dissent.  Dissent should be accompanied with a reason.
>   
>   
>   
>   1) Allow links in titles
>   ------------------------
>   Submittor: Ken Coar <20021118232801.A18830@Hydrogen.MeepZor.Com>
>   Date: 2002-11-18
>   Yeas: jefft
>   Nays:
>   Summary:
>   
>     Allow things like:
>   
>       <title><link href="foo">title-text</link></title>
>   
>   
>   2) Allow <br/> in titles
>   ------------------------
>   Submittor: Diana Shannon <172286CC-FBBF-11D6-99AD-0030653FE818@apache.org>
>   Date: 2002-11-19
>   Yeas: jefft
>   Nays:
>   Summary:
>   
>     "And while you're at it, **please** consider adding <br /> to <title>.
 And
>     don't flame me. I know some may abuse it, but this is a common need in
>     print-publishing (to add manual, readable breaks to certain types of
>     titles/subheads). I'd want to use it -- judiciously -- for pdf files and a
>     limited amount in html files."
>   
>   
>   3) Allow <p>'s inside <li>
>   --------------------------
>   Submittor: Jeff Turner
>   Date: 2002-11-20
>   Yeas: jefft
>   Nays:
>   Summary:
>   
>   Often it it would be useful to have multiple paragraphs inside a list item:
>   
>   <ul>
>     <li>
>       <p> ...  </p>
>       <p> ...  </p>
>       <p> ...  </p>
>     </li>
>   </ul>
>   
>   I can see no reason why being a "list item" implies being limited to a single
>   paragraph.
>   
>   
>   4) Allow <ol> and <ul> inside <p>
>   ---------------------------------
>   Submittor: Jeff Turner
>   Date: 2002-11-20
>   Yeas: jefft
>   Nays:
>   Summary:
>   
>   Frequently I find myself wanting to create lists halfway through a paragraph:
>   
>   <p>
>   Here are some main features:
>   <ul>
>     <li>...</li>
>     <li>...</li>
>   </ul>
>   These features ...
>   </p>
>   
>   Currently this is not allowed, as <ul> cannot be contained within <p>
>   
>   According to that font of wisdom, dictionary.com, a paragraph is
>     "one of several distinct subdivisions of a text intended to separate ideas"
>   and 
>     "typically deals with a single thought or topic"
>   
>   I think a single idea may validly be expressed with an unordered list, as
>   above, and thus <ul> should be allowed within <p>
>   
>   -- 
>   $Revision: 1.1 $ $Date: 2002/11/20 07:41:11 $
>   
>   
>   



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