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