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From Dave Brondsema <>
Subject Re: one-page flyer multiple output formats esp. RTF
Date Sat, 06 Nov 2004 23:38:02 GMT
Ross Gardler wrote:
> Ross Gardler wrote:
>> David Crossley wrote:
>>> With the powers of Apache FOP at the heart of Forrest
>>> we should be able to output RTF shouldn't we?
>> I have a need for this at Burrokeet. I'll build a plugin - starting now.
> Good news and bad news:
> I just committed the initial plugin, it works for the minimal sample 
> (provided in fo), but not for our skin generated fo files. I've not 
> debugged this, and "match of the day" (English Premier league football 
> program) is on so I'm not going to try and debug it now.
> All I have done to try and solve the problem is use the latest release 
> candidate jfor library (same problem existed with version 0.7.1, which 
> is what the Cocoon jfor block uses.
> It's in SVN now so anyone can have a go at it whilst I watch football 
> and sleep, I'll look again when I can.
> Note that there is a little installation work needed (see README.txt in 
> the plugin).
> Ross

Cool!  You're doing lots of great work, Ross.

Can you rename the plugin to rtf-output?  To differentiate from a 
possible rtf-input.

Dave Brondsema : : programming : student org : personal

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