[NTG-context] Labels and Enumerations

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Tue Jan 16 09:21:04 CET 2018


On 1/15/2018 10:15 PM, Rik Kabel wrote:
> Hans,
> 
> Even with the local scope, I cannot get multiple enumerations in a 
> paragraph at the same time as I get inright labels in footnotes. The 
> footnote enumerations appear only with display=yes, but that causes 
> paragraph breaks after each enumeration. The default alignment works, 
> but I need marginal indices.
> 
> Labels seem to me a bit more flexible here since they do not require 
> paragraph semantics for termination. I am not looking for a taggable 
> mark, simply a visible reference index to which reference can be applied.
> 
> So, with enumerations providing no benefit and introducing additional 
> problems, is it unreasonable to request that labels be officially 
> supported in MKIV and not marked as MKII relicts?
Well, they are supported and i don't see them go away (hardly any code 
involved). There are many thingies that make more sense in mkii than in 
mkiv that stay(ed).

Hans

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