On Wed, Jun 21, 2006 at 04:32:29PM +0200, Vincent Hennebert wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'd like to have the opinion from the team about how I should proceed.
> I'm currently at a point where I think I know enough, both from
> theoretical and code points of vue, to start the implementation of
> floats. By mimicing the handling of footnotes, I think I can have a
> working implementation rather quickly and easily. However, it wouldn't
> be very satisfying IMO. Some refactoring wouldn't be useless, and while
> I'm at it, why not doing it completely?

Be careful. Don't let yourself be sidetracked by other worthy
objectives. Stay focused on your target; it will be difficult enough.
> I've already spent much time figuring out how the code is working. From
> what I've seen, some areas of the code still look experimental. I think
> the implementation of floats may be an opportunity to bring it to a more
> "polished" level. A refactoring would have several benefits:
> - this may help sorting things out, and even prepare the implementation
>   of a first-fit algorithm (although this might be a bit too much
>   unrelated, I'm afraid)

I would hope that a best-fit algorithm can be inserted.

Regards, Simon

Simon Pepping
home page: http://www.leverkruid.eu

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