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Subject: Re: DOCBOOK: What should a <sidebar> look like?

On Tue, Dec 18, 2001 at 08:35:10PM -0800, M. Wroth wrote:
> I agree that marginal notes are not sidebars, but neither are they 
> footnotes.

But both marginalia and footnotes are specific layouts for text that
is, semantically, a note attached to some point in the text.  Whether
the rendering of this note shall produce one or the other layout
object is a matter style.

OTOH, I does raise a question about the <footnote> name - it is the
name of a layout item, not of a semantic item, as already shown by the
"end notes" rendering.

Yann Dirson <Yann.Dirson@fr.alcove.com>                 http://www.alcove.com/
Free-Software Engineer				      Ingénieur Logiciel-Libre
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