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From "Nicola Ken Barozzi" <nicola...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Charting
Date Mon, 08 Apr 2002 15:27:31 GMT
From: "Morrison, John" <John.Morrison@uk.experian.com>

> There are lots of java code out there which generates charts,
> I think this is wha Ken is planning to integrate into Cocoon.
> I can see why.

Well, the basic reason was that when I did this stuff, your sheets weren't
there yet ;-)

> For example, dealing with overlapping text isn't
> (to the best of my knowledge) possible in SVG and some
> of the math's gets convoluted without resorting to
> using java functions :(

And this is the current reason.
My goal with krysalis-wings is also that to abstract the charting package
and make them use a common api.
Currently there are basic chart implementations.

> Perhaps both java and xslt routes are viable and should
> be coded as examples...
> do you fancy a go Halácsy? (sorry if that's not your firstname)

It would be cool :-)

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Nicola Ken Barozzi                   nicolaken@apache.org
            - verba volant, scripta manent -
   (discussions get forgotten, just code remains)
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