I suspect we'll be OK with 1.4; and also the graphics
bugs I think Joerg was mentioning below with 1.3 makes
that latter probably not much of an option going into
2005.

Glen


--- "Peter B. West" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Glen Mazza wrote:
> > Here's the team's comments so far on this topic:
> > 
> > Chris:
> >
>
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=fop-dev&m=107330434824865&w=2
> > 
> > Peter West:
> >
>
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=fop-dev&m=107334589414161&w=2
> > 
> > Glen:
> >
>
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=fop-dev&m=107334968118783&w=2
> > 
> > Web Maestro Clay and John Austin:
> >
>
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=fop-dev&m=107336350330714&w=2
> > 
> > Chris 2:
> >
>
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=fop-dev&m=107338058309642&w=2
> > 
> > Web Maestro Clay 2:
> >
>
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=fop-dev&m=107339978229070&w=2
> > 
> > Joerg:
> >
>
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=fop-dev&m=107341756423664&w=2
> > 
> > Peter West 2:
> >
>
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=fop-dev&m=107353819024636&w=2
> > 
> > Glen
> > 
> > 
> > --- Jeremias Maerki <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> wrote:
> > 
> >>There was a thread recently which brought up that
> >>FOP HEAD currently
> >>doesn't compile under JDK 1.3. IMO this is an
> >>important point and a
> >>change of policy needs a community decision (vote)
> >>and a susequent
> >>documentation update. Since we should respect our
> >>customers a new
> >>opinion poll before the vote would be appropriate.
> >>
> >>Does anyone know of a good and up-to-date list of
> >>platforms and the JDK
> >>versions they support? I haven't found one. Sun's
> >>isn't ready, yet:
> >>http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.4.2/ports.html
> 
> Another point of interest is that 1.5 is available
> in beta releases. 
> 1.5 contains changes to the language, the only ones
> since 1.1, IIUC.  I 
> suspect that any vendor who takes Java seriously
> will port 1.5 as a 
> matter of urgency.  IBM e.g., has 1.3 and 1.4 for
> AIX and z/OS (what 
> level of 1.4 I am not sure.)  Linux/390 also has
> 1.4.
> 
> We're talking about a product (1.0) without a
> definite release date, but 
> unlikely before late 2004.  I hope to have a very
> limited functionality 
> available in alt-design by mid-year.  In any case, I
> expect that by the 
> time anyone is using alt-design in anger, 1.4 will
> not be a problem.
> 
> The 0.20 series is supported on 1.3, so an important
> question is: what 
> is the expected timeframe for availability of 1.4
> for those users who 
> are currently restricted to 1.3?  Vendors should be
> able to provide 
> their users with some indication of this.  We should
> at least ask the 
> question in any survey of users.  An ancillary
> question is: what is the 
> user's expected timeframe for migration?
> 
> Peter
> -- 
> Peter B. West
> <http://www.powerup.com.au/~pbwest/resume.html>
> 


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