From: W. Eliot Kimber (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Nov 08 2002 - 06:52:55 PST
While I agree with the assessment that inheritance of start-indent from
reference areas to contained blocks is a bug in the FO spec, since other
processors do implement it, it would be helpful if XEP made the
inheritance of this property optional--I think this is one place were
you will get really dramatically different results from XEP and XSL
Formatter for a complete and conforming FO document.
That is, I think that if you're going to implement a serious
non-conformant behavior, that you should also provide the option of
using the conformant behavior, even if it's nonsensical.
In a sense, XEP's behavior is a form of extension which, like any other
extension, you should be able to choose to use or not.
For example, I could see you adding an rx:inherit-indent="true|false"
attribute, for use on fo:root, likewise, the implemenation of non-zero
border and padding on page regions should be controllable.
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