Anyone volunteering to profile awt's memory usage ?

At 05:40 AM 7/29/02, Ramana wrote:
>       Your idea of "Fixing the awt renderer" is the correct one. After a
>deep thought, I too came to the conclusion that instead of writing a PDF
>renderer, if we can tune up the AWT renderer, it will be great. The main
>problem with AWT renderer now is the heavy memory it uses. We need to find
>the source of memory drain and tune it.
>       We need to come up with the basic plan for this. Also, we have to
>first look and summarize the current issues with AWT renderer and step
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Ralph LaChance [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
>Sent: Monday, July 29, 2002 3:06 PM
>Subject: Re: [PDF Viewer] Utility request
>I agree with Oleg's last sentencetotally - which I translate roughly to
>"lets fix the
>awt renderer"
>In fact, I'd add a 3rd (or 2 1/2) user - the one who wishes to go directly
>xml to a printer via fop.
>My colleagues here and I have inserted several changes to tweak spacings,
>and so on over the past two years, and several other contributors have
>refined the awt renderer over even more.
>Recently, I got stumped by a problem in that java's font engine rasterizes
>differently depending on whether the target was the on-screen graphics
>or a printer context.  (see archives) - anyone who could help unsnarl that
>would be making a noteworthy contribution.
>At 07:59 AM 7/28/02, you wrote:
> >Matthew L. Avizinis wrote:
> >  It might also be helpful to recognize that as FOP becomes more popular
> >>are distinctly _two_ groups of "users" emerging.  The first group has been
> >>using FOP from the beginning and those are the Java developers who use FOP
> >>to create some other end product.  Recently I've noticed that there are
> >>people attempting to use FOP who are simply people who want to use FOP as
> >>end product (more of an FO viewer) and want it to fulfill the role of a
> >>product like X-Smiles (which unfortunately still falls far short of its
> >>of being a good FO viewer).
> >
> >I believe AWT previewer someday in the future will become some kind of FO
> >IDE and afaik even nowadays somebody in the team has something to donate.
> >
> >--
> >Oleg Tkachenko
> >Multiconn International, Israel
> >
> >
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