[rfc-i] (bogus) arguments against reflowable text

Dave Crocker dhc at dcrocker.net
Fri Sep 21 09:37:40 PDT 2012


>>    Arguments against allowing for reflowable text:
>>
>>       *  Reflowable text may impact the usability of graphics and tables
>>          within a document.
>
> That's FUD; of course the format needs to distinguish text from
> graphics, tables, and preformatted text (such as code), so that it
> reflows properly. No rocket science at all.


I'd be a bit gentler about this issue.  I'd class it as an essential 
concern, and one that has some subtleties to handle well across 
platforms and publishing styles.

But no, not even close to a show-stopper.

d/

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  Dave Crocker
  Brandenburg InternetWorking
  bbiw.net


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