1. [align:center][ff:{Adobe Garamond Pro}][fsize:16pt][+b][+u]Platypus Implementation Plan[-u][-b][paraskip:1][]
  2. [fsize:11][+i]v. 2.0[-i]

  3. [align:left][fsize:14][ff:Arial][+u]Milestone 1[-u][ff:Gentium][fsize:11] [+i](Released as v. 0.1.6.x)[-i][]
  4. Sufficient for many letters and short documents:[]
  5. - Text using basic Type 1 fonts[]
  6. - Bold, italics, underline[]
  7. - Strikethrough text[]
  8. - Foreign characters: enough to do French, Spanish, and German completely, plus a few symbols[]
  9. - Justification: full, center, and right[]
  10. - Page size, including 50 pre-defined page sizes and custom sizes[]
  11. - Margins, including separate margins for left/right pages[]
  12. - Paragraphs with/without indents[]
  13. - Page-number footer[]
  14. - Debugging features (dump of variables w/ line numbers where they were set)

  15. [fsize:14][ff:Arial][+u]Milestone 1.5[-u][ff:Gentium][fsize:11] [+i](Released as v. 0.2.0, December 2009)[-i][]
  16. [fsize:11]New Architecture And New Key Features[]
  17. - Plug-in architecture[]
  18. - Plug-in for colorized Platypus listings in HTML[]
  19. - Use of OpenType and TrueType fonts and TrueType collections[]
  20. - Multiple columns[]
  21. - Paragraph indentation from either or both sides[]
  22. - Enhanced debug capabilities

  23. [fsize:14][ff:Arial][+u]Milestone 2[-u] [ff:Gentium][fsize:11][+i](end of 1Q 2010)[-i][]
  24. [fsize:11]All features of Wiki mark up, markdown, etc. []
  25. - Colored text and background[]
  26. - Formatted code listings[]
  27. - Part, chapter, and sections: heading and applicable styles[]
  28. - Embedded URLs and links that can be followed[]
  29. - HTML output[]
  30. - Bulleted items and lists[]
  31. - More symbols and foreign characters

  32. [fsize:14][ff:Arial][+u]Milestone 3[-u][ff:Gentium][]
  33. [fsize:11]Features sufficient for most documents without tables or images:[]
  34. - Hyphenation in multiple languages[]
  35. - Ability to specify hyphenation character[]
  36. - Full headers and footers[]
  37. - Footnotes[]
  38. - Superscripts, subscripts[]
  39. - Tabs/Tabbed columns[]
  40. - Graphics and images

  41. [fsize:14][ff:Arial][+u]Milestone 4[-u][ff:Gentium][]
  42. [fsize:11](At this point, begin initial promotional efforts, presentations, etc.)[]
  43. Features sufficient for most documents without equations:[]
  44. - Anchored references automatically updated[]
  45. - Tables[]
  46. - Marginal text[]
  47. - Language-specific support for listings:[paraskip:0]

  48. [paraindent:24pt]- Line numbers (starting from 1, other #, or built-in variable)[]
  49. - Knowledge of where to break line and indent subsequent text[]
  50. - Knowledge of what constitutes a comment, add formatting to it[noindent]

  51. [paraindent:0pt]- Position text; move up/down, right/left at will[]
  52. - Barcodes[paraskip:1]

  53. [fsize:14][ff:Arial][+u]Milestone 5[-u][]
  54. [font|face:Gentium|size:11](Release 1.0! Greater promotion, including possible articles, etc.)[]
  55. Features should be sufficient for all documents:[]
  56. - Combine/include Platypus files[]
  57. - Equations[]
  58. - Index generation[]
  59. - Full scripting[]
  60. - Templates[]
  61. - Macros (partially implemented now)[]
  62. - Colored background[]
  63. - Watermarks[]
  64. - eText support

  65. [fsize:10pt]Note: Priorities can change based on user needs and requests. Feedback is welcome and should be sent to [+i]platypus@pz.org[-i]
  66. []
  67. [fsize:10][+i] (This document was created using Platypus; and revised in December 2009. To see the original Platypus input, go to:[]
  68. [url:http://platypus.pz.org/examples/milestones.txt])[-i]