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Subject: Re: [docbook-apps] Re: DocBook 5.x - the difference between mediaobjectand inlinemediaobject

Jirka Kosek wrote:
> Bob Stayton wrote:
>> tables, admonitions, lists, etc. (but not para).   I'm sure there were 
>> good arguments at the time for such a design, but I have never liked 
>> it.  The simpara element (simple para) was created for those who don't 
>> want such a structure.  The simpara element does not allow other block 
>> elements, only inline elements.
> For my customers, I usually redefine para to have the same content model 
> as simpara to remove complexity of nested block elements:

Far more sensible Jirka.

I wonder what the original reason was, unless it was M$ type of pressure
to have everything everywhere.

I'm tempted to put an RFE in at sourceforge.


Dave Pawson

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