Arved,

I would appreciate that. One of the reasons to turn to (at this moment
evaluation-version of) XEP is that XEP works fine with marker-retrieve
marker.

Regards, Etwin

----- Original Message -----
From: "Arved Sandstrom" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Wednesday, February 27, 2002 12:41 AM
Subject: RE: markers


> Hi, Bart
>
> I took markers up to a certain point last summer. I didn't have the
property
> re-parenting happening yet, but in terms of retrieving the right marker
> probably about half the retrieve-position/retrieve-boundary combos were
> already functional. The example file glossary.xml stems from that period.
>
> We had an injection of code just about that time that was generally held
to
> be higher priority, including by me, and this broke the partial marker
> support. I don't think anything has happened since, and so you are
probably
> seeing the effects of this, not doing anything wrong in your FO.
>
> I am loathe to invest any effort in marker support in the maintenance
> branch, unless Karen and/or Keiron were to indicate that they do not
expect
> functional markers in the rewrite for at least another 3 months (by which
I
> mean I'd be happy to actually write that code if they indicate that I
could
> reasonably expect to be doing so within 3 months). If it looks like there
> won't be any markers in the rewrite for quite a while then I'd be happy to
> look at getting them back into the maintenance branch because it wouldn't
be
> wasted effort.
>
> Regards,
> Arved Sandstrom
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bart Locanthi [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Sent: February 26, 2002 7:26 PM
> To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Subject: markers
>
>
> does fop support markers? i'm having trouble getting them to work.
>
> my input looks like
> ...
> <fo:flow>
>   <fo:block>
>     <fo:block>
>       <fo:marker marker-class-name="chap">chapter one</fo:marker>
>       ...
>     </fo:block>
>   </fo:block>
>   <fo:block>
>     <fo:block>
>       <fo:marker marker-class-name="chap">chapter two</fo:marker>
> ...
>
> note that the markers share a common great-grandparent.
>
> the error message i get from any fop-0.20.[23] is:
>
> [ERROR]: fo:marker must be an initial child,and 'marker-class-name' must
> be unique for same parent.
>
> i'm following all the rules, i think, but no joy.
>
> sounds like a simple misconception on my part but i'm stumped.
>

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