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Subject: Re: [docbook] CALSpair format alternatives

nico <nicolas.marsgui@libertysurf.fr> writes:

> >Anyway, it seems the TDG is in need of some revising and
> >clarification in that example and in the specification for
> >handling of the Coords attributes.
> I've filled a TDG tracker item for this.


> >>>>- "x y"
> >>>
> >>>That is valid but could be either LineColumn or LineRange
> >>
> >>Ok. Does it make sense if for graphic elements these units are
> >>interpreted as the following calspair: "x,y x,y"?
> >
> >I do not know, and TDG does not make it clear.
> IMHO, I find handy to have "x y" meaning a point coordinate.

Yeah, certainly. But because it's not specified clearly in TDG,
it's hard to know whether that is meant to be supported as an
interpretation of it or not.

> >I suppose that the DocBook Project stylesheets are the "de facto"
> >reference implementation of DocBook processing, so that if you
> >find things not clearly specified in TDG, looking at the logic in
> >the FO and HTML stylesheets is probably the way to go.
> Yes, but it is better to have such aspects clearly defined in the  
> documentation, at least to avoid some misconceptions or several  
> implementations that behave differently.

Understood. I will try to see if maybe Norm has some insight


Michael Smith


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