Hi Jeremias,

May be it's impossible to understand our idea perfectly. Furthermore, we
still haven't ICLA and so we can't commit patch with new file (unfortunately
such file is 'TxtHandler.java').

Good luck.
 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jeremias Maerki [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Sent: Friday, September 23, 2005 7:10 PM
> To: fop-dev@xmlgraphics.apache.org
> Cc: 'Danila Ermakov'
> Subject: Re: txt-rendering
> 
> Hi Sergey,
> 
> that certainly sounds better although I'm not sure I really understand
> why exactly you need to do these refinements. I assume that the
> TextRenderer will also work for most cases without the special
> AreaTreeHandler. I'm looking forward to having a look at your patch when
> it's ready.
> 
> On 23.09.2005 12:41:36 Sergey Simonchik wrote:
> > Hi Jeremias,
> >
> > We don't have in mind to change or modify any code in layout engine or
> code
> > of formatting objects itself.
> > It's just suggested to have our own handler which extends
> AreaTreeHandler.
> > This handler should do some refinement for txt (modifying tree of
> formatting
> > objects, for example changing font-size, etc). We emphasize that
> TxtHandler,
> > which extends AreaTreeHandler, is used only in txt case.
> > The method createFOEventHandler() return different FOEventHandler and in
> > case of txt output it should return TxtHandler.
> >
> > Good luck.
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Jeremias Maerki [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]
> > > Sent: Thursday, September 22, 2005 7:11 PM
> > > To: fop-dev@xmlgraphics.apache.org
> > > Cc: 'Danila Ermakov'
> > > Subject: Re: txt-rendering
> > >
> > > Hi Sergey,
> > >
> > > would you please elaborate the modifications you suggest? I'd be very
> > > unhappy if we had to do changes in the layout engine just to
> accomodate
> > > the text renderer. I think I don't quite understand what you have in
> > > mind.
> > >
> > > Furthermore, I'm not sure if using different font-sizes in the case of
> > > the text renderer is a good idea. See also:
> > > http://xmlgraphics.apache.org/fop/output.html#txt
> > >
> > > On 22.09.2005 10:21:32 Sergey Simonchik wrote:
> > > > Hi,
> > > >
> > > > We've got into TxtRenderer that was in 0.20.5. It works fine for
> most of
> > > > examples but in some cases there are problems. For instance:
> > > >
> > > > ...
> > > > <fo:block text-align="right" font-size="10pt">Hi</fo:block>
> > > > <fo:block text-align="right" font-size="50pt">Helloworld</fo:block>
> > > > ...
> > > >
> > > > Align doesn't correct.
> > > >
> > > > It's seems that modifying formatting objects before constructing
> area
> > > tree
> > > > model may help to cope with such problems.
> > > >
> > > > > ------Original Message-----
> > > > > From: Jeremias Maerki [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]
> > > > > Sent: Saturday, September 17, 2005 3:29 PM
> > > > > To: fop-dev@xmlgraphics.apache.org
> > > > > Cc: Danila Ermakov
> > > > > Subject: Re: txt-rendering
> > > > >
> > > > > Hi Sergey,
> > > > > unfortunately, you didn't notice the TXTRenderer that was in
> 0.20.5
> > > [1].
> > > > > The text renderer seems to work fine for many people who work with
> FOP
> > > > > 0.20.5. IMO it should be simple to port that renderer to FOP
> Trunk.
> > > The
> > > > > TXTRenderer currently found in FOP Trunk is only an empty shell
> which
> > > > > needs to be filled. I'd investigate that before doing any serious
> > > coding
> > > > > on a completely new TextRenderer. Please have a look at
> TXTRenderer
> > > and
> > > > > get back to us so we can sort out any details. The old TXTRenderer
> is
> > > > > capable of creating good output without any special handling in
> the
> > > area
> > > > > tree. You will also find discussion snippets around the
> TXTRenderer in
> > > > > the mailing list archives which should give you an idea about its
> > > design.
> > > > > BTW, I'm glad that you're going to reintroduce the TextRenderer.
> > > > > AFAIK, there's still a open issue with a patch [2] where I asked
> you
> > > to
> > > > > send in an ICLA so I can commit the patch. So far, I haven't seen
> an
> > > > > ICLA being recorded with your name.
> > > > > [1]
> > > > http://svn.apache.org/viewcvs.cgi/xmlgraphics/fop/branches/fop-
> 0_20_2->
> > > > maintain/src/org/apache/fop/render/txt/
> > > > > [2] http://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=36480
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Jeremias Maerki
> 
> 
> 
> Jeremias Maerki


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