From: Charles Goodwin (charlie_at_xwt.org)
Date: Fri Mar 12 2004 - 15:40:32 EST
On Fri, 2004-03-12 at 19:07, Hubert Figuiere wrote:
> > > Anyway, I'm in favor of putting native AWML data into the clipboard for
> > > our internal copy/paste.
> > I'm not. We *need* excellent RTF import/export as our primary
> > compatibility with other WP's. Using RTF on the clipboard enforces this.
> No. It just screw us up and make us have a data model that stick to
> RTF's, which by anyway is not the best idea.
Not that my opinion counts for much (yet) but I agree with Hub,
especially (but not just because of) the following reason:
> RTF import / export should be considered as a lossy process.
Shouldn't AWML be at the center of everything since surely all
import/export algorithms are available to/from AWML?
That way you only have 1 format to deal with internally, whilst
everything else is simply an import/export filter away. I assumed that
was how AbiWord worked - but Martin is implying otherwise.
-- - Charlie
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