bugGNU troff - Bugs: bug #40716, UPGRADE: format a paragraph as a...


bug #40716: UPGRADE: format a paragraph as a whole rather than line by line

Submitted by:  Dave <barx>
Submitted on:  Wed 27 Nov 2013 09:50:27 AM UTC  
Category:  Core Severity:  4 - Important
Item Group:  Wishlist Status:  In Progress
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  Bertrand Garrigues <bgarrigues>
Open/Closed:  Open Planned Release:  None

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Fri 18 Aug 2017 04:48:00 PM UTC, comment #1:

I've started to look how to implement Knuth-Plass algorithm, this will be done after release 1.22.4.

Bertrand Garrigues <bgarrigues>
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Wed 27 Nov 2013 09:50:27 AM UTC, original submission:

Implement TeX's paragraph formatting or something similar -- I consider groff's line-oriented paragraph formatting as its weakest point. See heirloom troff for an example how this could be implemented.


(This upgrade request comes from Werner Lemberg's list of the highest priority major upgrades groff needs, as posted to the groff email list on 15 Nov 2013. The paragraph above is the upgrade description in his own words.)

Dave <barx>


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