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Subject: Re: DOCBOOK: recursive table?

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
>exclusion. IMHO.
>                                         Cheers,
>                                           norm
>Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>      | Always do one thing less than you
>http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/ | think you can do.--Bernard Baruch
>Member, DocBook Editorial Board    |

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