[tei-council] Comments on Chapter 18, Tables, Formulae, and Graphics.
lou.burnard at oucs.ox.ac.uk
Mon Sep 17 04:40:57 EDT 2007
Sebastian Rahtz wrote:
> Lou wrote
>> Indeed yes, an example would be useful. I am not even sure I
>> understand what the text means (how can you have spanning which is
>> *not* presentational?)
> How can you have spanning which *is* presentational? if a label or
> data spans
> two columns, that's not just a jolly effect to make it look nice, its
> the label or data applies to both columns.
> I fear that I may differ from David fairly fundamentally in this
> rigid distinction between presentation and structure (and believe me,
> it hurts deep inside to even _consider_ disagreeing with David). Quite
> often presentation is used to imply some structure, no?
> then again its late.
Hence my request for an example. A real one, not an invented one.
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