[rfc-i] Update on the plain text thread(s)

Joe Touch touch at isi.edu
Fri Jun 27 10:54:57 PDT 2014



On 6/27/2014 4:34 AM, Julian Reschke wrote:
> On 2014-06-27 12:36, Dearlove, Christopher (UK) wrote:
>> ...
>> ... (The current process has to involve manual input.) The XML could
>> (it currently isn't good enough, I've yet to read the next version
>> draft) include this, and ...
>
> How so?
>
> If something is marked up as one piece of artwork, it can be output in a
> way that it won't be broken across pages unless needed.

Most types of markup have a way of indicating "don't break this thing up 
when displayed" - whether across pages, across screens, etc. I.e., it's 
a "smallest unit of display" boundary.

That's useful for artwork, tables, lists, and some other types of 
running text too.

Joe


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