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Tue Mar 28 13:51:19 CST 2006
Dave Calkins wrote:
> Richard Gaskin wrote:
>> Couple that with the high productivity of Transcript's typelessness,
>> chunk expressions, and merge function (just to name a few), Rev would
>> seem a worthy contender for anything involving a lot of text
>> processing, on the desktop or the server.
> True, Rev "COULD" be a worthy contender for anything involving text
> processing, but not until they add a few of the very basic text editing
> tools that end users need.
> Individual Paragraphs in Fields
> (BZ #2194)
> Centering Individual lines of Text
> Indented Paragraphs
> I just created a new BZ #3464 for this request
Those are indeed valuable, but in the generic sense they're not "text
processing" features so much as for "word processing", the former being
related to parsing, searching, and re-assembling text, with the latter
related more to the formatting and presentation of text.
And of course with web apps, which started this thread, those features
don't come into play at all.
But I share your enthusiasm for these, and look forward to reading what
the folks at RunRev have to say on these....
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