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From Nicola Ken Barozzi <>
Subject Re: Subtabs in CVS - comments and suggestions
Date Mon, 29 Dec 2003 06:48:00 GMT
Johan Kok wrote:

> Nicola Ken Barozzi wrote:
>> 2 - Probably (and contrary to my original suggestion) the DTD is best 
>> like this
>>      <tabs>
>>       <tab>
>>        <subtab>
>> In fact ATM since a tab can contain a tab, I have to use (tab)*, which 
>> does not block nesting levels, while we want a single sublevel
>> 3 - I'd thus change the style name of second level tabs to 'subtab'
> Why would you like to consciously limit the use of tab to three level 
> and introduce a hard subtab, and not just go for the block nesting levels?

Mainly because of rendering issues. Currently the skin only supports two 
levels, and I'm not sure how to allow more than one sublevel in an 
extensible manner. I'm afraid that if we enable it, most skins will be 
unable to render them, and furthermore... is it needed?

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

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