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Subject: Re: [docbook] Re: Tables, braille and other stuff

At 14:32 12/05/2003 -0400, Stefan Seefeld wrote:
>...and here is another issue that IMO is somewhere in the
>middle between data and presentation:
>I sometimes want to tell the pdf generator that a given
>table is to be layed out in landscape mode (probably on its own page).
>The standard response to such a request is probably 'use the role
>attribute and write your own xsl template', but I feel poor little
>'role' is overcharged a bit, as it is the main vehicle to carry user
>data down to the presentation engine.
>How do others deal with similar situations ?

<grin/> Mutter at the WG?

Since (today, xsl 1.0 ) its a new layout, it really does need its own 
special treatment.

I haven't done it myself, but I can see its a real pain
<grin> Like lots of tabular stuff !

regards DaveP

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