On 23 Mar 2003 12:27:03 +0100 Klaas Bosteels <redalb@...>
> Op zo 23-03-2003, om 03:40 schreef Carsten Haitzler:
> > Etox:
> > Currently Etox's fate is "unknown". It's a good library and idea.
> > Abstracting higher-level text formatting, flowing etc. into a library and
> > API is good, but where exactly Etox will head from here, we don't know.
> Well we should know, imo. There still is quite a lot of work to be done
> on Etox, but nobody is going to work on it as long as it isn't clear if
> it'll be used in the future. Personally, I think it'd be better to move
> (parts of) Etox functionally into evas..
etox is meant to be a lot more complex than evas could/would/should do.
basically its mean t to do entire page formatting with paragraphs, columns, text
wrapping/flowing around objects/obstacles, alignment, change of font size, font,
style, color, embed "links" etc. basically what the DOX code did in e16 - and
more, but in a library so it can be used where you need complex text handling.
> > Lower level than Etox, Estyle just does text string style handling, and
> > config parsing. It's fate is also currently unknown.
> Estyle is more or less finished, afaik, so we could just leave it there
> and use it "under the hood" in Etox for now (if we decide to keep Etox).
> However, text-styles really should be handled by evas at some point,
yup. leave it for now :)
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