Hi all,

        Just an FYI, Batik also currently has an implementation of the
Unicode TR14 word breaking alg. (org.apache.batik.gvt.flow.TextLineBreak).

        As far as performance is concerned it should be fairly fast as it 
mostly just table based.

The Web Maestro <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote on 10/31/2005 11:04:54 

> IMO, Unicode conformant line-breaking is an important goal for FOP to 
> achieve. But before I vote, I have a question:
> On Oct 30, 2005, at 11:25 PM, Manuel Mall wrote:
> <snip>
> > 2. I would also like to propose that the Unicode conformant line
> > breaking be implemented using our own pair-table based implementation
> > and not using Java's line breaker, because:
> Does it make sense to have using our own implementation over Java's 
> 'configurable'? That way, our users could choose whether or not to use 
> it. In my case, we had no need for Unicode, and IIC the extra code 
> would merely serve to hinder FOP's performance & increase FOP's memory 
> footprint (unless it's only called when using Unicode). In addition, a 
> future Java implementation could bring a robust (and maintained) 
> Unicode solution.
> <snip>
> > 3. Assuming we get enough +1 for the above proposals the first item to
> > decide after that would be: Where should the code live?
> > a) Joerg would like to see it in Jakarta Commons but hasn't got the 
> > time
> > to start the project.
> > b) Jeremias suggested XMLGraphics Commons.
> > c) Personally I think it is too early to factor it out. More 
> > with its design and use cases should be gathered before making it
> > standalone and at this point in time it really only are 2 core Java
> > classes. I would like to suggest that it initially lives under FOP in
> > something like org.apache.fop.text. Should the need and energy levels
> > (= developer enthusiasm) become available later to make this into an
> > Jakarta Commons or XMLGraphics Commons project so be it.
> I would think it would be best to start it under XML Graphics Commons 
> (as that's where I suspect it will likely end up), and move it if 
> necessary from there.
> Regards,
> Web Maestro Clay
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