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From Glenn Adams <gl...@skynav.com>
Subject Re: My Goals for XML Graphics Project
Date Wed, 06 Jan 2016 00:11:54 GMT
On Tue, Jan 5, 2016 at 11:29 AM, Simon Steiner <simonsteiner1984@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I did the last one and can do this one, I can start tomorrow.
>

thanks!


>
> Thanks
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Glenn Adams [mailto:glenn@skynav.com]
> Sent: 05 January 2016 16:30
> To: XML Graphics Project <general@xmlgraphics.apache.org>
> Subject: Re: My Goals for XML Graphics Project
>
> 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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