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From Jeff Turner <je...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Letting through raw HTML
Date Fri, 24 Jan 2003 09:55:26 GMT
On Fri, Jan 24, 2003 at 09:38:13AM +0100, Nicola Ken Barozzi wrote:
> 
> Jeff Turner wrote:
> >Hi,
> >
> >Sometimes there is a HTML feature that you really need, that doc-v11
> >doesn't have.  Perhaps it's nested tables, or <p> inside <dt>, or a bit
> >of Javascript, or an applet, or a right-aligned image.. etc etc.
> >
> >So I'd like to introduce behaviour where:
> >
> >content/xdocs/*.html
> >
> >is treated as well-formed XML (hence in xdocs), and just has the menu and
> >tabs added.
> >
> >Then we would have 3 different ways of handling HTML, from least invasive
> >to most:
> >
> >.../content/*.html         - Copied across unmodified
> >.../content/xdocs/*.html   - Copied across, menu/tabs added
> >.../content/xdocs/*.ihtml  - Converted to doc-v11
> >
> >
> >Does this sound decent?
> 
> To be fair, I think it sucks. It's a big fat hole in our SOC.

Yes, but we don't *want* SoC in these cases.  It's the same as allowing
content/*.{html,pdf}, javadocs etc.  Slightly better, because we still
separate the site2xhtml presentation.


--Jeff

<snip XHTML 2 stuff in different thread>

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