From: Eliot Kimber (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Jan 13 2004 - 13:01:17 PST
Nikolai Grigoriev wrote:
>>I think the no-height-specified behavior of XEP is a bug
>>since there is content in the cells, which should require
>>that the inline areas be rendered at the current line height.
> XEP does not treat ZWSP as a content element: we consider
> it an empty inline that does nothing except enabling line break
> at the specified point. What you see are actually empty blocks.
> I am not sure it is a bug; just because the semantics of the
> character is to generate neither visible marks nor caret move,
> a line made of only ZWSPs can be considered empty.
Hmmm. I understand the logic, but I don't think it's justified by the
either the XSL-FO spec or the Unicode spec (at least I couldn't find
anything that suggested that ZWSP is more than just that: a space of
zero width). That is, it's a character and is not a white-space
character per the XSL-FO spec, and therefore it must be treated as any
other character and therefore preserved.
This is not a bug issue particularly--using fo:leader is probably the
better markup approach, but I don't think I can agree with the
implementation behavior described above.
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