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From Chris Bowditch <bowditch_ch...@hotmail.com>
Subject Re: My Goals for XML Graphics Project
Date Tue, 05 Jan 2016 08:59:29 GMT
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?

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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