Re: ambitions of Abi-word / remarks ABIword

From: Martin Sevior <>
Date: Thu Nov 24 2005 - 04:01:51 CET

On Tue, 2005-11-22 at 09:21 -0300, Daniel d'Andrada Tenório de Carvalho
> Hi everyone!
> Guys,just keep in mind to not fall into a "featuritis fever". AbiWord
> still has some real issues in its core, like several rendering artifacts
> and creating abw files with lot's of duplicated info being passed along
> its element hierarchy (as it reflects the state of the piece table,
> maybe it's an issue with the piece table itself).
> I know that I'm just writing a plugin filter for a file format that most
> abi developers are not very fond of but I want to be proud of having
> done it for "that really ingenious word processor called AbiWord".

Actually we're (well I am) very happy to get support for the format. At
the very least the fact that we support it and MS doesn't is big bullet
point in our favour.


> Maybe I'm being redundant but, well, it won't hurt either. :-)
> Best Regards,
> Daniel d'Andrada T. de Carvalho - INdT
> PS: Attached image gathered from
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