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Re: Variable-width font indentation

From: Robert Pluim
Subject: Re: Variable-width font indentation
Date: Thu, 08 Mar 2018 16:15:21 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.0.91 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

>> From: Robert Pluim <address@hidden>
>> Cc: Daniel Colascione <address@hidden>,  address@hidden,  address@hidden,  
>> address@hidden
>> Date: Thu, 08 Mar 2018 13:33:01 +0100
>> >   > (maybe a comment), but since other tools would know nothing of this 
>> >   > information, it would go out of date. Requiring that people edit a 
>> >   > source file only with Emacs is not realistic.
>> >
>> > I agree.  One of the features we will want
>> > is to make Emacs able to read and write ODT format and RTF,
>> > even if at first it can only handle subsets of their features.
>> I'm still not clear on the goals here, and this makes things even less
>> clear. As others have mentioned, LibreOffice exists, so why does Emacs
>> need to be able to read and write ODT? [1]
> So that we could exchange documents with users of Office.

OK. I personally have no such goal (at least not with Emacs involved),
and I can't understand why people would want to, but everyone gets to
scratch their own itch.


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