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Subject: Re: [docbook] Too Strict Content Model for abstract?


On Tue, 3 Feb 2015 13:55:30 +0100
Thomas Schraitle <tom_schr@web.de> wrote:

> currently, I've experienced some issues with the abstract element and
> I'm wondering why it allows para elements only.
> According to the reference documentation of DocBook 4 and 5 [see 1,2],
> abstract is definied like this:
>   abstract ::= (title?, (formalpara|para|simpara)+)
> Well, for a short summary with only text, this is probably fine.
> However, sometimes it is not enough.

Thanks so far for the comments. It seems, there is a demand of
extending abstract to allow block elements as direct children.

I've created RFE #306 for this purpose:


    Thomas Schraitle

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