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From Andreas Delmelle <andreas.delme...@telenet.be>
Subject Re: My Goals for XML Graphics Project
Date Tue, 05 Jan 2016 23:38:01 GMT
Sure. 

Simon, let me know if I can help with anything.

KR

Andreas

> On 05 Jan 2016, at 17:30, Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com> wrote:
> 
> On Tue, Jan 5, 2016 at 9:26 AM, Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com> wrote:
> 
>> 
>> 
>> On Tue, Jan 5, 2016 at 1:59 AM, Chris Bowditch <bowditch_chris@hotmail.com
>>> wrote:
>> 
>>> Sounds good to me Glenn. I'm definitely supportive of moving to Maven.
>>> The question is should we do a bug fix release now or wait until you've
>>> finished porting the projects to Maven?
>>> 
>> 
>> Let's go ahead with a bugfix release first. Do we have any volunteers?
>> Simon,  have you done a release yet? Perhaps you could work with Luis on
>> this? First, you will need to do a vote.
>> 
> 
> Or perhaps Andreas might help, since he has been active of late.
> 
> 
>> 
>> 
>>> 
>>> Thanks,
>>> 
>>> Chris
>>> 
>>> 
>>> On 04/01/2016 17:58, Glenn Adams wrote:
>>> 
>>>> I would also support a bugfix release. As for a JDK upgrade, I'm fine
>>>> with
>>>> holding off on that until we have a survey and better rationale for an
>>>> upgrade.
>>>> 
>>>> I am more interested in effecting a transition to maven in the shorter
>>>> term, which I have been working on in branches to be eventually merged to
>>>> trunk.
>>>> 
>>>> On Mon, Jan 4, 2016 at 7:33 AM, Chris Bowditch <
>>>> bowditch_chris@hotmail.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> Hi All,
>>>>> 
>>>>> As previously discussed I'm -1 on upgrading the JDK at this time. I will
>>>>> change my vote if evidence gathered via a survey shows no one is using
>>>>> the
>>>>> older JDKs. Since FOP is a server side process, my experience is that
>>>>> it is
>>>>> run on a lot of older systems, like AIX, HP-UX, etc. It is very
>>>>> difficult
>>>>> to patch these system up to such later JDKs, and so we may prevent a
>>>>> lot of
>>>>> users from using/upgrading FOP. And for what benefit? What does the
>>>>> later
>>>>> JDK give us, that JDK 6 doesn't already have? The benefit seems very
>>>>> minimal versus the potential cost
>>>>> 
>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>> 
>>>>> Chris
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> On 04/01/2016 14:12, Clay Leeds wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>> +1 for a pre-release party (FOP and/or Batik release before JDK upgrade)
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> +1 for JDK upgrade, assuming there're community-wide VOTEs (2-weeks?
>>>>>> 1-month? Lazy consensus?)
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Cheers!
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Happy New Year folks!
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Sent from my iPhone 6s
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> On Jan 4, 2016, at 5:55 AM, Simon Steiner <simonsteiner1984@gmail.com>
>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Would it make sense to make a bugfix release before requiring
a newer
>>>>>>> JDK.
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> We have done so far:
>>>>>>> FOP-2157: Deadlock in CompareUtil class; fixed typo spotted by
Jens
>>>>>>> Schreiber
>>>>>>> FOP-2356: default JAVA_HOME is not compatible with Oracle's JDK
on Mac
>>>>>>> OS X
>>>>>>> FOP-2436: Merging of Tagged (Accessible) PDF
>>>>>>> FOP-2455 - Fix unnecessary duplication of AFP resource objects
as
>>>>>>> suggested by sdridi@iptech-group.com.
>>>>>>> FOP-2465: Fix links to/from 'last' page
>>>>>>> FOP-2473: SVG text using filters not shown
>>>>>>> FOP-2485: Update xercesImpl to 2.9.1
>>>>>>> FOP-2486: Soft font support for TrueType fonts in PCL
>>>>>>> FOP-2487: replace cached pages if span condition doesn't match
>>>>>>> FOP-2488: Support PDF/UA
>>>>>>> FOP-2489: An SVG file using markers is not rendered by FOP 2.0
>>>>>>> FOP-2490: Embedded SVG 1.2 not supported by FOP 2.0; fix submitted
by
>>>>>>> Hussein Shafie.
>>>>>>> FOP-2491: Adobe Reader error with OTF subset PDF
>>>>>>> FOP-2494 - Unable to use Ubuntu Mono Font
>>>>>>> FOP-2498: Fix "last" page master usage with
>>>>>>> force-page-count=end-on-even/-odd
>>>>>>> FOP-2499: PDF/UA warnings for nested elements
>>>>>>> FOP-2504: Truetype support for AFP
>>>>>>> FOP-2507: PDFVT and Page Piece exception using IF
>>>>>>> FOP-2508: TTF bullet missing when OTF used
>>>>>>> FOP-2509: Add support for PDF/A-3
>>>>>>> FOP-2510: Flow name infinite Loop
>>>>>>> FOP-2512: fix issue with transparent PNGs with indexed color
model
>>>>>>> FOP-2530: fix performance regression in MultiByteFont.findGlyphIndex
>>>>>>> as
>>>>>>> suggested by dvineshkumar@gmail.com
>>>>>>> FOP-2537: Support CMYK JPEG in AFP
>>>>>>> FOP-2538: PDF to PDF OOM
>>>>>>> FOP-2543: Update avalon-framework to 4.3.1
>>>>>>> FOP-2546: ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException merging fonts
>>>>>>> FOP-2547: Update Xalan to 2.7.2 for CVE-2014-0107
>>>>>>> FOP-2548: Support Barcode4J page number
>>>>>>> FOP-2552: TrueType in AFP adding extra slash to end of font uri
>>>>>>> FOP-2553: Support PDF shading to PS
>>>>>>> XGC-93: fix performancy penalty caused by excessive
>>>>>>> DeflaterOutputStream.write(byte) calls, thanks to Andre Klemann
>>>>>>> XGC-97: Add PreloaderRawPNG to handle images ImageIO cant
>>>>>>> XGC-103: Include ps-setpagedevice when dsc-compliant is false
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Thanks
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>>>>> From: Glenn Adams [mailto:glenn@skynav.com]
>>>>>>> Sent: 21 December 2015 23:55
>>>>>>> To: XML Graphics Project <general@xmlgraphics.apache.org>
>>>>>>> Subject: My Goals for XML Graphics Project
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Fellow Team,
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> I'd like to share some of my ideas for improving the XML Graphics
>>>>>>> projects as we move forward:
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>    - transition writeable source repository from SVN to GIT,
making
>>>>>>> SVN a
>>>>>>>    slave to the latter
>>>>>>>    - transition build, test, and deployment system from Ant to
Maven
>>>>>>>    - update minimum JDK to 7 or perhaps even 8
>>>>>>>    - enable findbugs (from Maven site goals) by default
>>>>>>>    - convert non-Junit tests (batik) to Junit
>>>>>>>    - improve test coverage
>>>>>>>    - triage bug list
>>>>>>>    - revisit documentation, in its format, deployment, and content
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Overall, I want to bring XML Graphics more up to date with other
>>>>>>> "modern"
>>>>>>> Apache Project practices and tool sets.
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Please feel free comment on these matters.
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Regards,
>>>>>>> Glenn
>>>>>>> 
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