Re: [Boost-docs] Another quickbook multi-line issue

Subject: Re: [Boost-docs] Another quickbook multi-line issue
From: Joel de Guzman (joel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-08-04 03:02:40

Paul A Bristow wrote:
>> Then, we can allow these alternate markups inside lists and tables with as
>> much nesting as you want.
>> Thoughts?
> [{ sounds far too much for such a marginal need.

Well, I was also replying to John.

>> * Make tables phrase level - I don't understand this :-(

This will make tables nestable. E.g. you can have tables
inside tables, etc.

>> * Provide an alternate, well behaved syntax for paragraphs: [para this is a
>> paragraph].
> this feels clean, and may be generally useful for layout control?
>> * Provide an alternate, well behaved phrase level syntax for lists: [list
>> [item1][item2][item3]]
> feels right too - though I think people would not want to lose the * list
> syntax because it is so convenient and readable.

No, it won't be lost.

> (Both might be useful for automatically generated documentation).
> But you're the expert ...


> How difficult to implement should also be a consideration.



Joel de Guzman

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