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From David Crossley <cross...@apache.org>
Subject Re: FOPNGSerializer (Update Forrest to FOP-0.9)
Date Tue, 26 Jun 2007 09:41:44 GMT
Johannes Schaefer wrote:
> Martin Gm?r schrieb:
> 
> We're trying to improve the forrest PDF output (see below),
> most notably resolve
>   FOR-413: "PDF: rendering fails when graphics too big"
>   https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/FOR-413
> 
> Our first step would be to update Forrest so as to use the new
> FOP-0.9 rendering engine, i.e. FOP-NG and hope that some of the
> long-standing PDF bugs go away (e.g. [1,2,3])
> 
> It seems that this could be achieved by "simply" replacing the
> serialiser [5].
> 
> We installed and built Cocoon (2.2 as used by Forrest ?!) but did
> not find the FOP-NG jars (learning Maven, still).
> 
> Does anybody know how to build (these) specific jars?
> And then: how to integrate into Forrest?
> Is it really just replacing the jars and adding "NG" as hinted in [5]?

Hello Johannes, great to hear from you.
Lets hope we can get your PDF stuff integrated.

See my reply to Martin earlier in this thread
wherein i explained our Cocoon version situation.

Our Cocoon is not up-to-date so we cannot include
the more recent Cocoon fop Block.

-David

> [1] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/FOR-413
> [2] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/FOR-409
> [3] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/FOR-401
> [4] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/FOR-410
> [5] http://www.mail-archive.com/users@cocoon.apache.org/msg38756.html
> 
> > somebody still tried to use the FOPNG Serializer to generate PDF?
> > 
> > (output.xmap of the pdf-plugin:
> > <map:serializer name="fo2pdf"
> > src="org.apache.cocoon.blocks.fop.FOPNGSerializer"
> > mime-type="application/pdf" />)
> > 
> > I only found a short thread within Cocoon-Community:
> [5] http://www.mail-archive.com/users@cocoon.apache.org/msg38756.html
> > 
> > Are there any experiences to integrate this Serializer to Forrest?
> > I've found no starting point what is to do.
> > 
> > Kind regards
> > 
> > Martin Gmuer

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