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From Clay Leeds <>
Subject Re: [ANN] odt plugin
Date Wed, 19 Apr 2006 05:28:08 GMT
On Apr 18, 2006, at 9:31 AM, 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.
> Ross

I can understand that. I'll file the desire for on-the-fly styles  
under the 'it would be nice...' flag. :-)

Clay Leeds

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-- HH Dalai Lama of Tibet

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