I've seen such a warning in another FO implementation and thought this woud be a nice service for our users. I didn't give the implications much thought. Should I remove the check?
On 26.06.2005 16:13:39 Glen Mazza wrote: > BTW, Jeremias--the recent warning you added to the > code on ignoring an span attribute on an fo:static-content descendant. > Keep in mind, it may end up *not* being ignored for three reasons: (1) > layout may someday allow fo:static-content to be redirected to the > fo:region-body (where span values become relevant), although FOP > currently raises an error when that occurs; (2) There are some XSL > functions which allow you to reference the property value on that FO; > and (3) the span attribute could be inherited by > fo:instream-foreign-object that an fo:block encloses. Personally, I > think this warning is not really needed (it is a given from the spec > that multiple columns aren't supported in side regions), or would better > be placed in layout (query the span attribute from SCLM and complain if > not "1" or "all".) Jeremias Maerki