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From Jeff Turner <>
Subject Re: What are tabs? (Re: how to use a subdirectory)
Date Fri, 16 May 2003 13:35:21 GMT
On Fri, May 16, 2003 at 03:18:20PM +0200, Juan Jose Pablos wrote:
> Jeff,
> >I'm not creating the concept.  It already exists, which is why we have
> >tabs.xml, and why it is separate from book.xml.
> Is there anywhere where there is a definition of tabs?

tabs2menu.xsl :)  But exactly what tabs2menu.xsl is trying to achieve is
not defined anywhere.

> >This is the model I think Forrest is currently implementing.  Nothing
> >sacred about it, but what are the alternatives?  Make every top-level
> >menu entry a tab?  Fine, that can be implemented easily in tabs2menu.xsl.
> >But very soon, people will complain that they don't want a tab for every
> >top-level entry, and you'll have to invent a way of excluding entries.
> >This will end up as an inverse of tabs.xml: a file of exclusions, instead
> >of inclusions.  Have we really gained much?
> I agree with this,tabs are tabs and should not be used instead of a 
> horizontal menu.Tabs needs to be defined, so would be useful to add this 
> to site.xml?
> <tabs>
> <tab href="site:comunity:howto"/>
> </tabs>

Or the attribute equivalent:

  <community ...>
    <howto label="How-To" tab="true"/>


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