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Subject: Re: [docbook-apps] before i forget, a summary so far

On Mon, 8 Sep 2003, Bob Stayton wrote:

> On Fri, Sep 05, 2003 at 02:37:29PM -0400, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> > 
> >   before all this starts to blur together, the observations over
> > the past day or so related to generating PDF via xsltproc and FOP:
> >
> > [stuff deleted]
> >
> > <variablelist>:
> > 
> >     also, at least for me, trying to display two terms /bin and /usr/bin
> >   for the same <varlistentry> produced the PDF output:
> > 
> >     /bin,/
> >     usr/bin
> > 
> >   i have no idea where the intermediate space went.
> I looked at this some more.  The space is not getting
> lost, it is appearing in the output if you look
> closely.  But FOP is choosing to break the line
> that is too long at a weird point.  It isn't
> hyphenating, because there is no hyphen.
> It is just breaking the line at an arbitrary point
> to get it to fit in the space that is too narrow.
> XEP manages to break the line on the space, BTW.

so i should register this as a bug with the FOP folks, 
then?  i can do that, before i go back to finding more
bugs. :-)


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