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From Santiago Gala <>
Subject Re: Cocoon Gump Status
Date Fri, 21 Mar 2003 14:57:27 GMT
Vadim Gritsenko wrote:
> Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:
>> It seems that we are converging toward a stable gump setup. This is 
>> very nice and very useful to help us solidify our contracts and make 
>> it visible for other projects underneath our food chain to watch us.
>> Currently, 6 blocks fail. I'm listing the problems
> <snip/>
>> the really broken ones are:
>>  - fop 
> Latest FOP release is fop-0.20.5rc2 coming from the maintainance branch. 
> This release still has org.apache.fop.apps.Options class. But in CVS 
> head it was removed (in favor of something better, I presume. AFAIK fop 
> is moving towards Avalon).
> As we recenlty agreed, Cocoon should base on the released stuff. Thus, I 
> don't see how GUMP could be fixed.

Nagging FOP developers to deprecate those classes but keep an 
implementation in term of the new ones at least during one full 
development/release cycle?

I think this is one of the best things gump brings. I'm not sure if it 
will be possible here, though.

> Vadim

Santiago Gala
High Sierra Technology, S.L. (

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