FYI, I've just given myself a shove, followed Bertrand's suggestion and submitted a session proposal for ApacheCon. I feel that our project should be present there. I was also thinking about something like "hidden treasures in the XML Graphics project" but I guess there's not so much meat on that bone to fill one hour.
> ApacheCon Europe 2005 CFP submission > > Submitter: Jeremias Maerki <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > Title: Apache FOP: Optimizing speed and memory consumption > Level: Experienced > Style: > Orientation: Developer > Duration: 60 > Categories: > Abstract: > > Apache FOP is the most popular XSL-FO implementation on the > market. It is used in a wide variety of use cases to create documents > in PDF, PostScript and other formats. This session will show a > number of techniques to improve processing speed and and hints on how > to handle things like OutOfMemoryErrors. It will also contain a > short info block about the state and the future of the project. > On 12.02.2005 10:57:15 Bertrand Delacretaz wrote: > Le 8 févr. 05, à 19:29, Jeremias Maerki a écrit : > > > Most of you will probably have heard that ApacheCon Europe will be > > happening in > > July. I think it would be great if FOP would somehow be visible there. > > There's a call for participation ending 2005-03-04. Any ideas? > > A recurring question in my consulting work is "is FOP fast or what?" or > more precisely "how to tune XSL-FO for FOP to run efficiently", mostly > in view of avoiding memory bottlenecks. > > Me, I'm not using FOP hands-on enough these days to answer very > precisely, I usually just tell them to test their performance on large > documents very regularly during development, to avoid surprises. > > But maybe one of you FOP gurus could give a presentation with more > precise information about this? > > Just my 2 cents. > > -Bertrand Jeremias Maerki