On 5 Feb 2014, at 12:18, James Cummings <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> On 05/02/14 11:56, Lou Burnard wrote:
>> I find it slightly surprising though that no-one has yet proposed
>> permitting <surface>, <zone> and friends to appear within <text>
>> as an alternative to <div>. That would seem a neater way of
>> having your cake and eating it than any of the proposals so far
> For some reason that worries me. Perhaps as a muddying of the waters even further? It would require changing the content model of zone significantly to make it useful, wouldn't it?
I agree, just putting surface and zone into <text> generates a whole slew more problems than
it solve. Anyway, we all_know_ there is no clean solution in XML to representing
two hierarchies at the same time.
the old method of interspersing your <text> with <milestone> elements (or its specialisations <pb>, <lb> etc)
hasn’t gone away.
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