1332Re: [XSL-FO] Parent of fo:marker
- Jan 11, 2002At 2002-01-11 11:57 -0500, Rodney Boyd wrote:
>"G. Ken Holman" wrote:I wasn't part of the committee, so I don't know for sure ... I wrote the
> > At 2002-01-11 10:38 -0500, Rodney Boyd wrote:
> > >According to the XSF-FO spec (section 6.11.3) "It is an error if two or
> > >more fo:markers that share the same parent have the same
> > >"marker-class-name" property value."
> > In your example it isn't a shared parent area because the markers are in
> > different areas, one on each page, because of your page-break block between
> > them.
>Ah, so "parent" in this context should be understood as "parent area",
>not "parent element"? Is that correct?
answer above before I saw that you were not meeting the constraints of the
> > But ... from the object level (instead of the area level), you aren'tSince satisfying the object constraint will satisfy the area constraint, we
> > meeting the constraint in 6.11.3 that the fo:marker be an initial child of
> > its parent formatting object.
>Then does my second example satisfy that constraint?
still haven't answered the question above as to whether the designers were
talking areas or objects in the parentage constraint. But does the
question really matter now that we know we are meeting the specification's
Do your formatters now give you consistent results now with your
change? If so, then we've probably noodled it out and the software is
expecting the objects to be organized as stated in the specification.
> > Perhaps that is the error you should be receiving, and since you aren'tWell ... maybe not ... I don't blame these companies for investing in the
> > meeting the indicated constraint why you are getting inconsistent results
> > from two formatters: GIGO.
>Heh. One might have hoped for better.
formatting algorithms first and postponing all semantic validation until later.
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