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From Thorsten Scherler <thorsten.scherler....@juntadeandalucia.es>
Subject Re: Plans for integrating FOP .94
Date Wed, 05 Dec 2007 07:38:23 GMT
On Wed, 2007-12-05 at 08:33 +0100, Ferdinand Soethe wrote:
> I guess you are right.
> So first step would be to create a branch by issueing the
> following command:
> 
> svn copy https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/forrest/trunk \
> https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/forrest/branches/UpdateFOPto094\
>       -m "Updating fop to .94 and adjust fo-stylesheets"
> 
> then checkout this new branch an work on it.
> 

You can as well "svn switch" your trunk to the new branch (less
download). In general the command is perfectly alright.

salu2

> Would be nice if anybody could check and confirm this before
> I mess up something by accident.
> 
> Thanks,
> Ferdinand
> 
> Ross Gardler wrote:
> > Ferdinand Soethe wrote:
> >> I'm planning to integrate the latest released version of fop
> >> (.94) into trunk to solve FOR-413 and improve pdf-generation
> >> in general. (A patch for .8 will also be provided later on.)
> >>
> >> Since fop .94 is much closer to the standard, I will also
> >> have to modifiy the transformation to xsl-fo in the
> >> pdf-output-plugin.
> >>
> >> Since switching to fop .94 will probably break
> >> pdf-generation, I'm planning on working on this in my local
> >> copy until I have roughly restored previous functionality
> >> (rather than creating a branch).
> >>
> >> Any comments, suggestions?
> > 
> > All work should be done in a branch. People can then see what you are up
> > to and provide assistance, point out potential problems etc.
> > 
> > It's much easier for us to review the work if it is done piece by piece.
> > besides other people need better PDF generation (myself included). If
> > time allows those people will be able to help (although to be honest,
> > I'm unlikely to help given my time schedule at present).
> > 
> > Ross
> 
-- 
Thorsten Scherler                                 thorsten.at.apache.org
Open Source Java                      consulting, training and solutions


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