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From Jeremias Maerki <dev.jerem...@greenmail.ch>
Subject Re: RTF rendering
Date Tue, 02 Aug 2005 09:31:48 GMT

On 01.08.2005 20:05:20 Andreas L Delmelle wrote:
> On Aug 1, 2005, at 18:57, Sergey Simonchik wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> 
> > Currently I work on upgrading FOP's RTF rendering. We need it as a
> > part of another project.
> > And now some patches to RTF-rendering with test cases are available.
> > So I have two questions:
> > 1) Would you be so kind to tell your intention about RTF support?
> 
> Well, there has been some talk --I think it was very early this year-- 
> about doing a release off the trunk that only supported RTF rendering 
> (since the other renderers weren't ready yet), so I guess you could say 
> that we're quite sure RTF support will be available in the next 
> release.

Definitely, but at what level depends entirely on contributions for this
part. I'd love to work on it but simply have to concentrate on other
parts right now.

> Question for other devs: the Ant build indicates that the RTF renderer 
> is 'still very very alpha'. Can that warning be removed or is it still 
> too early?

I'll remove it. It makes no sense. The RTF output is quite usable for
not too complicated use cases.

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Jeremias Maerki


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