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From Chris Bowditch <bowditch_ch...@hotmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE][RESULT] Merge Temp_TrueTypeInPostScript branch into trunk
Date Mon, 25 Jun 2012 08:26:27 GMT
On 22/06/2012 19:35, Vincent Hennebert wrote:

Hi Vincent,
> While I was merging the FOP branch I suddenly remembered that there were
> changes also to XGC.
> Strictly speaking I should have launched a vote on general@ to approve
> the merge of the XGC part. But since I was already in the middle of the
> merge process and that process is fairly complicated (involving many
> manipulations behind the scenes to keep our private branches in sync),
> I didn’t want to stop, launch the vote, and restart later, and loose
> track of what I was doing where and why.
> Since the FOP branch depends on the XGC changes anyway, one could assume
> that approving the merge of the FOP branch implicitly meant to approve
> that of the XGC branch.
> Please shout if you believe this is twisting the Apache policy too much,
> and we’ll see what we can do.

+1 from me. I don't see this as a problem. Thanks for taking care of the 
Merge in both FOP and XGC to provide this feature to FOP users.



> Vincent
> On 22/06/12 11:50, Vincent Hennebert wrote:
>> We have 7 +1, the vote passes.
>> I’ll proceed with the merge within the next few days.
>> Thanks,
>> Vincent
>> On 15/06/12 11:25, Vincent Hennebert wrote:
>>> As you may have noticed, I’ve recently spent some time updating the
>>> Temp_TrueTypeInPostScript branch to the latest trunk and doing some
>>> clean-up (thanks to Robert for updating the testcases to JUnit 4).
>>> We have been using the code from this branch for quite a while now and
>>> it has proven to work reasonably well. I won’t hide the fact that some
>>> parts of the code are truly ugly (in PSFontUtils mainly), but it’s not
>>> possible to clean that up without heavily refactoring the font
>>> sub-system, which I unfortunately can’t spend time on right now. At
>>> least the ugliness is fairly self-contained. Meanwhile some users may
>>> find the additional functionality useful.
>>> So I’d like to propose a vote for merging that branch back to Trunk. The
>>> vote will run until Thursday 21st, 8:00GMT.
>>> Here’s my +1.
>>> Thanks,
>>> Vincent

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