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From Ross Gardler <>
Subject Re: forrest:hooks configurations examples (was [Views] <div id="titi"/> strange behaviour)
Date Wed, 27 Jul 2005 16:03:46 GMT
Nicola Ken Barozzi wrote:
> Cyriaque Dupoirieux wrote:
> ...
>>I think that's because we talked about type="span" and type="div" which
>>are well known for XHTML writer.
>>We might have talked about type="inline" and type="block" but it would
>>have been a little bit <fo> oriented :-) .
> Which actually is interesting.
>>Maybe we should find others words to clearly means that we are not
>>systematically going to produce XHTML or FO or IDon'tKnowWhat.
>>The concepts of div and span in XHTML can be respectively assimilated to
>>block and inline in <fo>.
>>Maybe something like type="layer" - for div, block and type="flow" for
>>span or inline ...
> Too late, you already said it! I prefer type="inline" and type="block"
> :-P :-)

+1 to inline and block, they seem far more desriptive than div and span, 
and are certainly more generic (yes they have fo connotations, but they 
are common in publishing circles in general)


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