[Pharo-dev] TxText model

Igor Stasenko siguctua at gmail.com
Mon Apr 4 09:53:05 EDT 2016

On 4 April 2016 at 16:41, Stephan Eggermont <stephan at stack.nl> wrote:

> On 04-04-16 14:49, Igor Stasenko wrote:
>> Oh, and aside all of that.. Making a full-fledged word processor is not
>> just a regular engineering task. You need an expert of publishing, expert
>> in fonts and typography. That's right from the beginning.
>> And i am not that expert in this domain(s).
>> So, next time, when we start talking about things like page layouts,
>> columns, margins, tabs, references and other stuff, first find an expert
>> who will be able to transform these terms into technical requirements.
>> If you think it so simple, it is not: because all those terms came from
>> paper-publishing domain, that existed even before first computer came to
>> existence.
>> The capabilities of TxText and whether it will be capable to handle well
>> complexities of full-fledged word processing features, at this point,
>> without having an expert is nothing but just a speculation.
> I know enough about typesetting and producing technical documentation.
> And i have no idea what typesetting means. I can only guess , since it is
compound from familiar 'type' and 'setting' words.
And technical documentation.. now i start having a headache :)

> Stephan

Best regards,
Igor Stasenko.
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