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From Maruan Sahyoun <sahy...@fileaffairs.de>
Subject Re: Apache PDFBox January 2014 board report due
Date Tue, 07 Jan 2014 19:23:07 GMT
Thx - but no need to mention my name! It's a joint effort.

BR
Maruan Sahyoun

> Am 07.01.2014 um 19:53 schrieb Andreas Lehmkuehler <andreas@lehmi.de>:
> 
> Hi,
> 
> 
> Am 06.01.2014 09:38, schrieb Maruan Sahyoun:
>> Hi,
>> 
>> nothing special. But as people start adding to the docs I think that’s an overall
theme we could mention, as well as enhanced test coverage.
> OK, I'll add the following:
> 
> 
> After the transition to the Apache CMS we are now ready to improve our
> documentation. Maruan started with an overview of the PDF specification
> coverage of PDFBox.
> 
> Furthermore we are going to overhaul the existing test cases. There is an
> ongoing discussion on how to enhance the test coverage.
> 
> BR
> Andreas Lehmkühler
> 
>> BR
>> 
>> Maruan Sahyoun
>> 
>>> Am 05.01.2014 um 17:02 schrieb Andreas Lehmkuehler <andreas@lehmi.de>:
>>> 
>>> Hi,
>>> 
>>> Am 05.01.2014 11:57, schrieb Maruan Sahyoun:
>>>> +1 from my perspective. Maybe mention the effort to enhance the documentation
to attract more people to the project.
>>> I guess your talking about your effort to add the pdf spec coverage?
>>> What exactly do you have in mind?
>>> 
>>> BR
>>> Andreas Lehmkühler
>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> Maruan Sahyoun
>>>> 
>>>>> Am 03.01.2014 um 19:37 schrieb Andreas Lehmkuehler <andreas@lehmi.de>:
>>>>> 
>>>>> Hi,
>>>>> 
>>>>> find attached a quick draft of the board report we're expected to submit
this
>>>>> month.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Any comments, objections or additions?
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> <draft>
>>>>> 
>>>>> The Apache PDFBox library is an open source Java tool for working with
PDF
>>>>> documents.
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> General Comments
>>>>> ----------------
>>>>> 
>>>>> There are no issues that require Board attention.
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> Community
>>>>> ---------
>>>>> 
>>>>> There is a steady stream of contributions and bug reports from the community.
>>>>> 
>>>>> After adding Maruan Sahyoun and Thomas Chojecki to our ranks in March
2013
>>>>> there weren't any changes so far.
>>>>> 
>>>>> 429 (404 last report) subscribers on the user@ list
>>>>> 164 (160 last report) subscribers on the dev@ list
>>>>> 
>>>>> Releases
>>>>> --------
>>>>> 
>>>>> Version 1.8.3 was released on 29th of November 2013
>>>>> 
>>>>> 1.8.3 is an incremental bugfix release based on PDFBox 1.8.x.
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> Development:
>>>>> ------------
>>>>> 
>>>>> Most likely the next bugfix version 1.8.4 will be released this quarter.
>>>>> 
>>>>> The work on our next major release is an ongoing effort. The main topics
are:
>>>>> 
>>>>> - switch to java 1.6
>>>>> - modularization
>>>>> - replace/enhance the parser
>>>>> - refactor the underlying COS model
>>>>> - code cleanup
>>>>> - enhance rendering
>>>>> 
>>>>> </draft>
>>>>> 
>>>>> BR
>>>>> Andreas Lehmkühler
> 

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