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From David Xicota Adell <david.xic...@opentrends.net>
Subject Re: Help about FOP 1.0 DR1
Date Tue, 26 Jul 2005 11:38:49 GMT
We will try to implement it and let you know where we get with it. Maybe
it would be interesting to add it as an extra funcionality of FOP, or as
an additional module or extension.

David

El jue, 21-07-2005 a las 20:49 +0200, Simon Pepping escribió:

> On Wed, Jul 20, 2005 at 09:21:32PM +0200, Jeremias Maerki wrote:
> > 
> > On 20.07.2005 17:26:04 David Xicota Adell wrote:
> > > Basically we need the widow-orphan lines features. 
> > 
> > Ok, this should already work in the trunk code.
> > 
> > > And some advanced line treatment such:
> > >  - Do not end X number of lines with the same word.
> > >  - Do not start X number of lines with the same word.
> > >  - Do not end lines with some characters.
> > 
> > Ok, that is indeed advanced and, as far as I can see, not in the
> > specification. If you need something like that you will most probably
> > have to implement it yourself.
> 
> The new line breaking code is entirely based on Donald Knuth's boxes,
> glue and penalties. It should be possible to modify the algorithm such
> that it does the above. Each box has access to the text that it
> contains, and it has pointers to the line endings of the preceding
> lines. That would be an interesting exercise. But it is entirely out
> of the scope of regular FOP.
> 
> Regards, Simon
> 

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