Forum OpenACS Improvement Proposals (TIPs): Re: Enhance <multiple> to enable locally-aliased and implicit multirow reference styles.


Regardless of the changes, a multirow column called .name would be handled in the same way as is currently done: you'd have to double the period:

If you are referring to the name of the multirow itself, the built-in regular expression before (and after) this change is not able to handle:

… because the regexp clause:


… will not accept a period anywhere between the @ and the . that separates the multirow name from the column name.

Nesting in the face of multirow name conflicts is uncommon, but it can be supported in a similar fashion to the existing support for nesting.