Is it possible to use iText for post-FOP processing like encryption or
adding conditional text based on page breaks?

"New, Cecil (GEAE)" wrote:
> My suggestion was *not* to merge the two!
> iText is a Java API with a document creation focus.  In this day and age,
> XSL:FO can be viewed as just another document type - in the same way that
> more proprietary or older formats are (that is, PDF, RTF, etc.).
> Now XSL:FO is different in that you can't just double click on one and see
> something.  But the FOP project comes close.
> Making iText (optionally) output xsl:fo would greatly extend its potential
> applications and make it squarely standards based.
> I would like to think that someday, StarOffice, Wordperfect, etc. would
> either natively use xsl:fo as their file storage format or at least be able
> to import it.
> Having something like iText that *programatically* create documents is very
> exciting!
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Keiron Liddle [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sent: Tuesday, March 12, 2002 3:53 AM
> Subject: [iText-questions] Re: merging two libraries
> Hi,
>  From the archives it appears that the discussion on the fop-dev list was
> about 2 years ago (no apparent refusal though). It is certainly time to
> revisit.
>  From the small amount of information I know about iText it would appear
> to be a more advanced pdf library.
> I don't know what the license issues might be.
> What sort of joining forces are you proposing?
> Please send to the fop-dev list for further discussion.
> Regards,
> Keiron.
> On 2002.03.12 09:27 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
> > Hello all,
> >
> > I'm not familiar with FOP, but I can't help noticing
> > that people are moving from FOP to iText and vice versa. As original
> > developer of iText, a JAVA-PDF library, I already
> > proposed you guys at Apache twice to join forces and to combine
> > both libraries. I now subscribe to this mailing list only to
> > ask you a third time to reconsider your refusal. Please read these mails
> > from some iText/FOP users:
> >
> >
> > .html Please send your answers to the iText mailing list.
> > You don't need to subscribe, I will pass them through.
> > Remark: sorry, but due to the lack of time to read all
> > my mail as it is, I will now unsubscribe from the FOP
> > mailing list. kind regards,
> > Bruno Lowagie
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