Re: template design notes

Subject: Re: template design notes
From: Paul Rohr (
Date: Thu Mar 08 2001 - 17:31:49 CST

At 03:12 PM 3/8/01 -0800, I wrote:
>#4 gets triggered by saving any file *as* a template. At minimum, this
>means subclassing the .abw exporter to also save things with .awt suffixes.
> related issue
> -------------
> There are folks who insist that AbiWord should *not* rely on suffixes.
> Does this mean that we should internally set a property in the file format
> to indicate that a particular document is a template? If so, which wins
> when there's a conflict? (I suspect that something similar

Whoops. Lost the rest of that sentence. It should read:

  I suspect that something similar is what's behind the maddening behavior
  Bill's seeing -- some underlying "I'm a template" bit inside the file
  format is being honored in their impexp code.


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