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Re: recursive table?
- To: docbook at lists dot oasis-open dot org
- Subject: Re: DOCBOOK: recursive table?
- From: "David L. Hintz" <dlh at MetaphaseTech dot com>
- Date: Wed, 15 Dec 1999 09:18:40 -0600
- References: <"David L. Hintz"'s message of "Mon, 13 Dec 1999 13:07:56 -0600"><Chang Liu's message of "Sat, 11 Dec 1999 22:46:02 -0800"><email@example.com><22.214.171.124.19991213130222.00b0de70@mail>
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If only it were so simple! Unfortunately, we are tied to commercial
products that don't allow embedded tables of certain table models (CALS,
for one). So, to embed a table in ADEPT*Editor, for example, you must
create a different element.
At 01:27 PM 12/14/1999 -0500, you wrote:
>/ "David L. Hintz" <dlh@MetaphaseTech.com> was heard to say:
>| The only thing that DocBook "explicitly prevents" is inserting a table
>| element within a table. You can embed a table within another table by
>| creating your own "embedded table" element. Of course, as with any tag you
>| create, it's up to you to worry about the formatting (which may not be all
>| that difficult).
>If you're going to extend the DTD, you might as well simply remove the
>Norman Walsh <firstname.lastname@example.org> | Always do one thing less than you
>http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/ | think you can do.--Bernard Baruch
>Member, DocBook Editorial Board |