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From Glenn Adams <gl...@skynav.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE][RESULT] Merge Temp_TrueTypeInPostScript branch into trunk
Date Sat, 23 Jun 2012 18:39:18 GMT
Great job Vincent! You might also want to update the docs under [1] to
reflect the new TrueType/OpenType support, see, e.g., the Limitations
section.

[1] src/documentation/contentxdocs/trunk/output.html#ps

On Fri, Jun 22, 2012 at 12:35 PM, Vincent Hennebert <vhennebert@gmail.com>wrote:

> 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.
>
> 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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