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From David Crossley <cross...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Plans for integrating FOP .94
Date Fri, 14 Dec 2007 02:18:13 GMT
Ferdinand Soethe wrote:
> Thanks to Jeremias, we have now completed the update to FOP
> .94. To do so he has recompiled the block with the cocoon
> revision that Forrest currently uses.
> 
> Which by the way turned out to be rather difficult because
> there where externals used in cocoon that could not be
> identified by the revision number we logged when taking that
> snapshot. So the block is a hack, but it works as far as I
> can tell.

Earlier in this thread i referred you to issue 
https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/FOR-1017
which links to notes about that "externals" problem
- lots of effort was previously spent to solve it.
https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/FOR-1015

-David

> So, the new FOP is integrated and used (in that branch) the
> transformation is updated to complete processing without
> fatal errors, from now on it's all about adjusting the
> transformation to create at least as good a pdf as it did
> before.
> 
> Btw: The update did not fix FOR-413. Things got worse. Next
> step is to check the transformation and make it standard
> conforming.
> 
> Best regards,
> Ferdinand Soethe
> 

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