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From Thorsten Scherler <thors...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [ANN] odt plugin
Date Fri, 21 Apr 2006 19:03:10 GMT
El vie, 21-04-2006 a las 17:51 +1000, David Crossley escribió:
> Thorsten Scherler wrote:
> > Ross Gardler escribi??:
> > > Thorsten Scherler wrote:
> > > > Clay Leeds escribi??:
> > > >>Ross Gardler wrote:
> > > >>>Web Maestro Clay wrote:
> > > >>>
> > > >>>>I'm not sure whether or not to suppress <style/>, but
it would be   
> > > >>>>nice to have the ability to have 'on-the-fly' ODT styles.
> > > >>>
> > > >>>I'm -1 on allowing abitrary styles though. The problem is that
 
> > > >>>Forrest attempts to provide a unified output formats regardless
of  
> > > >>>the input format. If we allow arbitrary styles through then we
 
> > > >>>loose the ability to do this because uses will create "headings"
by  
> > > >>>making text larger and bold, for example. Forrest has no way of
 
> > > >>>knowing this is supposed to be a heading and therefore cannot 

> > > >>>render it as such.
> > > >>
> > > >>I can understand that. I'll file the desire for on-the-fly styles 

> > > >>under the 'it would be nice...' flag. :-)
> > > > 
> > > > I added such a contract. I have not tested it (will do later) since I
am
> > > > on my way out, but _should_ work. ;)
> > > 
> > > Last time I looked -1 from a committer was a blocker on code. I 
> > > appreciate that this optional, but I'm still not sure it is a good idea. 
> > > It will cause maintenance problems.
> > 
> > I did not see a vote on it and interpreted your -1 as stating your
> > personal opinion. 
> 
> We don't need to vote on everything. We gauge
> consensus in preference to explicit voting.

agree

> 
> IMO people should not use voting symbols in discussion
> unless they mean it. Then we all know where we stand.

I do not know. I do not see a big problem to use it in any thread
(knowing that only voting threads have binding character).

salu2
-- 
thorsten

"Together we stand, divided we fall!" 
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