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From Wendell Piez <>
Subject Re: raster (jpeg, png) graphics in Batik SVG rasterizer under Cocoon
Date Tue, 03 Apr 2007 14:20:05 GMT

At 02:51 AM 4/3/2007, you wrote:
>>>can it be just a problem of source resolving? PDF and JPG/PNG 
>>>serializers suffered from the lack of being able to resolve 
>>>relative paths for ages. This was only recently fixed in the FOP 
>>>NG block on trunk for PDF, but I don't know of any fix for Batik.
>>Marc, are you implying that if I use absolute URIs that'll work? 
>>Worth a try, for sure. (And something I should have thought of. :-)
>Absolute URIs should work without any problem.

Thanks, I'll definitely try that the next time I get my hands on it. 
(Tonight, I hope.)

>The actual problem with old FOP was the integration in Cocoon - or 
>more specific the injection of Cocoon's source resolver into FOP. 
>This was of particular interest when you wanted to include 
>dynamically generated images from another Cocoon pipeline.
>If it is easier for Batik to inject Cocoon's source resolver or even 
>easier to just set the base URI - I have no idea and have never 
>tried to investigate it. Including other resources was more often a 
>need with FOP than with Batik.

Understood. (Does anyone have a clue of how to check on the issue in Batik?)


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