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From Clay Leeds <the.webmaes...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] XGC 1.5 and FOP 1.1 Releases
Date Tue, 09 Oct 2012 14:20:15 GMT
Thanks Glenn and Jeremias for your efforts on this! It's exciting to be so close to another
release!

Clay

"My religion is simple. My religion is kindness."
- HH The Dalai Lama of Tibet

On Oct 9, 2012, at 7:05 AM, Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com> wrote:

> Thanks! I will take this as you have completed your changes to your
> satisfaction, and perhaps can vote positively for a release. I will
> generate new images and update my vote request in the next few days (I
> happen to be traveling tomorrow so it will take me a little while to do
> this).
> 
> G.
> 
> On Tue, Oct 9, 2012 at 5:16 PM, Jeremias Maerki <dev@jeremias-maerki.ch>wrote:
> 
>> Done:
>> http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=1395896&view=rev
>> http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=1395925&view=rev
>> 
>> Turns out that the ImageUtil.getInputStream() case doesn't apply to the
>> 1.5 branch. This was done after the branching.
>> 
>> Thanks for your patience,
>> Jeremias Maerki
>> 
>> 
>> On 09.10.2012 06:51:32 Glenn Adams wrote:
>>> Jeremias, please go ahead and make these changes on the appropriate
>>> branches, i.e.:
>> https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/xmlgraphics/commons/branches/commons-1_5
>>> https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/xmlgraphics/fop/branches/fop-1_1
>>> 
>>> Then I'll generate new images along with Vincent's suggestions and start
>> a
>>> new vote.
>>> 
>>> On Mon, Oct 8, 2012 at 10:02 PM, Jeremias Maerki <dev@jeremias-maerki.ch
>>> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> I'm happy to do the changes myself if nobody objects:
>>>> 1. Restore Glyphs.MAC_GLYPH_NAMES and deprecate it.
>>>> 2. Restore ImageUtil.getInputStream() and deprecate it.
>>>> 3. Cherry-pick the bugfix for the font auto-detection from trunk into
>>>> the 1.1 branch.
>>>> 
>>>> As for "necessary": it's not if you always upgrade FOP.jar alongside
>>>> XGC.jar. But that may not always be the case. It's also difficult for
>>>> people to know which JAR works with which other JAR. I keep hearing
>>>> things like: which PDF Plug-in JAR do I have to use when I have FOP
>> 1.0?
>>>> And stuff like that. Also, XGC was intended to be usable and useful
>>>> without FOP. At any rate, the above changes restore full
>>>> backwards-compatibility of XGC 1.5 with XGC 1.0 to 1.4. And they will
>>>> avoid trouble for people using font auto-detection.
>>>> 
>>>> Jeremias Maerki
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> On 08.10.2012 14:52:26 Glenn Adams wrote:
>>>>> On Mon, Oct 8, 2012 at 4:37 PM, Jeremias Maerki <
>> dev@jeremias-maerki.ch
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>>> I don't think these changes constitute substantive changes. They
>> do not
>>>>>> add new functionality or otherwise create a significant risk for
>>>>>> instability. They are merely bugfixes. The major motivation for
>> fixing
>>>>>> these IMO is in making everyone's life easier: Users will download
>> FOP
>>>>>> 1.1 and run into font auto-detection problems and others will have
>> to
>>>>>> help them.
>>>>> 
>>>>> It's a matter of degree. It is substantive in the sense that it is a
>> code
>>>>> change [1]. It is also true that it is a very trivial change, and one
>>>> that
>>>>> I'm completely fine with making at this stage.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Is this change sufficient to address your concerns about the
>> usability of
>>>>> 1.1? Do you also believe that a reversion to a change on
>>>> Glyphs.MAC_GLYPH_NAMES
>>>>> is necessary? If so, could you provide a minimal patch that makes
>> what
>>>> you
>>>>> believe is needed?
>>>>> 
>>>>> If others do not object, then I could apply [1] and this additional
>> patch
>>>>> and upload a new set of images.
>>>>> 
>>>>> [1]
>> http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/xmlgraphics/fop/trunk/src/java/org/apache/fop/fonts/truetype/TTFFile.java?r1=1356456&r2=1356455&pathrev=1356456
>>>> 
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