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

Your message dated: Wed, 19 Dec 2001 09:37:36 +0100
> 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.

I have used <remark> for marginalia in one document.  I did not consider it
to be associated with a specific point in the text in the same way as
a footnote is, and would not think it out of place to appear as an
inserted paragraph with extra indentation in italics, for example.  

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