Re: NICs for Extension Flow Objects

Subject: Re: NICs for Extension Flow Objects
From: James Clark <jjc@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 19 Oct 1997 16:35:07 +0700
Kathleen Marszalek wrote:
> I'm in the process of writing Jade MIF backend, and I would like to create
> an extension flow object that has NICs with the type of "list of strings"
> and "boolean".  Judging from the source code, currently one can only use
> strings, symbols, and lists of pairs (using the
> FOTBuilder::Value::convertString and
> FOTBuilder::Value::convertStringPairList functions)  I presume these were
> needed for transform sgml backend.  Could other possibilities be included in
> the FOTBuilder API in the future so that the style library DLL doesn't have
> to be modified in order to support such situation?

This is more likely to get done if you provide a patch.  The extension
flow object/characteristic interface will probably get reworked at some


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