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From David Crossley <cross...@apache.org>
Subject Re: corner-images SVG generation under JDK1.5
Date Mon, 22 Nov 2004 22:55:24 GMT
Wow, thanks Clay. I hope that the people at Apache Xalan
know about this issue.

--David

Clay Leeds wrote:
> On Nov 19, 2004, at 11:05 AM, Arik Kfir wrote:
> 
>> Hi,
>>
>> I think corner-images SVGs generation under jdk1.5 is broken in 
>> forrest 0.6. I can't get any skin's corner images (those that surround 
>> the menus to make the menu-section look round..) generated under winxp 
>> using Sun jdk1.5.0 - can anyone try it and validate if it's really 
>> broken or is it just me? They work on the same machine using jdk1.4.2_06
>>
>> when I dig a bit deeper I see exceptions in the "logs" directory that 
>> are related to the XSL transformer. Since jdk1.5 moved from crimson to 
>> xerces, and also added XSLT I guess it might have something to do with 
>> it.
>>
>> peace
> 
> 
> The following information was posted by me to BATIK-USERS yesterday. 
> Unfortunately, I cannot access the mailing list archives to provide a 
> link so I am including that portion of the response below. I hope this 
> is useful.
> 
> Web Maestro Clay
> 
> =======
> 
> One thing we've noticed (FOP-USER mailing list[1]), is that there's are 
> changes in the way Xalan is called:
> 
> On Oct 29, 2004, at 6:19 AM, Jeremias Maerki wrote:
> 
>> In the past, I've written a number of Xalan-J extension, one of them the
>> Xalan extension of Barcode4J. Standing just before the 1.0 release of
>> Barcode4J (finally, sigh) I checked the whole thing with JDK 5.0 and,
>> d'oh, the Xalan extension doesn't work. Xalan-J can't compile my
>> stylesheet because the XSLT compiler doesn't find
>> org.apache.xalan.extensions.XSLTProcessorContext which I use in the
>> extension. That's because this class in now at
>> com.sun.org.apache.xalan.extensions.XSLTProcessorContext.
>>
>> The work-around is the same I gave Chris Pratt earlier. Put the latest
>> (original) Xalan-J release in the <YOUR_JAVA5_HOME>/jre/lib/endorsed
>> directory to ensure the original Xalan-J is used.
> 
> 
> I suspect there may be other changes like this, but it's mind-boggling 
> to me that someone (Sun?) would make such a change.
> 
> [1]
> http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=fop-user&m=109905600130397&w=2
> 
> Hope this information is useful...
> 
> Web Maestro Clay


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