A Modest Definition List Proposal (David E. Wheeler)
David E. Wheeler
david at kineticode.com
Wed Feb 25 12:40:21 EST 2009
On Feb 24, 2009, at 10:04 PM, Benoit Perdu - TransMékong wrote:
> Taking David's example further, here is a first try:
> id | name | description | more info
> 6 | Inset | An inset element | just one element
> 8 | Stories | Another element | another element
> : with 2 lines, without
> : colons on the left.
> 9 | Other | Another element | another element
> : : : with 2 lines, with
> : : : colons on the left.
> 5 | Illust. | An illustration | new line, would this do?
> : : and I think you : Is it parseable?
> : : know what I mean.
> The colon at each empty cell looks like vertical ellipsis, that
> makes it
> pretty legible
Yes, nice. I think I like how it looks without the left colons better,
though it could potentially work both ways.
> Adding a 'wrappable' cell definition would go a long way to make it
Do you mean something more should be added, or that the use of `:` to
define wrapped cells in this example is what goes a long way?
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