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From Glenn Adams <gl...@skynav.com>
Subject Re: My Goals for XML Graphics Project
Date Tue, 05 Jan 2016 16:26:31 GMT
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.


>
> 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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