[rfc-i] How to indent artwork with surrounding block

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Mon Feb 15 23:08:05 PST 2016


On 2016-02-16 07:06, Joe Hildebrand (jhildebr) wrote:
> On 2/15/16, 1:37 PM, "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke at gmx.de> wrote:
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>>>> ...which reminds me about the fact that there are things other than
>>>> <sourcecode> that require a mono-spaced font / no formatting, but should
>>>> be indented like the surrounding text, namely examples. What do we do
>>>> with those?
>>>
>>> I think the semantic for those is pretty close to artwork.  Perhaps we could add "block-left", "block-right", and "block-center" to the artwork/@align attribute?  If that's too much (which I think it might be), we could just add "block".
>>
>> My preference would be not to overload "align". It's not "artwork", so
>> it'll be more consistent to have another element that it like
>> sourcecode, just not with the semantics of embedding "code".
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> For a lot of examples, I wouldn't mind having them in a <sourcecode>.  Can you talk more about the semantics you're looking for, and how they differ from <sourcecode>?

Well, apart from the misleading name:

1) different styling by default

2) implications with respect to the copyright (does it imply <CODE 
BEGINS> etc...)?

Best regards, Julian



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