A single XML file as I showed it in my first post. That's more easily
processed later when we put this information on the website.

On 19.10.2005 00:22:39 Mark Gaywood wrote:
> Hi
> 
> Sorry for the delay, but I've got some clear evenings ahead.
> 
> With the text file (disabled-testcases.txt) are you envisioning a single xml
> replacement or one xml for each testcase?
> 
> Mark
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> 
> From: Jeremias Maerki [*mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]<[EMAIL PROTECTED]>]
> 
> 
> Sent: 15 October 2005 07:52
> 
> To: fop-dev@xmlgraphics.apache.org
> 
> Subject: Re: Volunteer wanted - disabled-testcases.txt in XML
> 
>  Only a couple of things to add to what Clay already handled.
> 
> On 15.10.2005 02:02:39 Mark Gaywood wrote:
> 
> > Jeremias,
> 
> >
> 
> > I'm set and ready to, just to be clear and I do apologise for not
> 
> > being on the ball straight away with what must appear to be a trivial
> 
> > task to most of you ,but I hope to up to your speeds and skill very
> 
> > soon.
> 
> >
> 
> > 1. convert the text file into an xml document with previously suggest
> 
> > markup
> 
> Yes.
> 
> > 2. modify decorateWithDisabledList to load the XML document
> 
> Yes.
> 
> > 3. filter the output of decorateWithDisabledList based a lookup passed
> 
> > in? Would it be too much to ask for you give me an example of an input
> 
> > and output for this method?
> 
> The mechanism in use here is the filefilter package from Jakarta Commons IO.
> You find the documentation here: *
> http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/io/api-release/index.html?org/apache/commons/io/filefilter/package-summary.html
> *<http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/io/api-release/index.html?org/apache/commons/io/filefilter/package-summary.html>
> 
> This method doesn't filter the files directly but decorates (See Design
> Patterns, "Gang of Four") an existing file filter so that the files listed
> in the file you're about to convert to XML won't get returned by the
> FileUtils.listFiles() methods (also a Commons IO thing). Basically, you're
> building a rule tree here. An example:
> 
> Assume a simple filter:
> 
> IOFileFilter myFilter = new PrefixFileFilter("my");
> 
> Passed into FileUtils.listFiles() this filter will return all files that
> start with "my", i.e. for example "myStuff.txt".
> 
> What you do in decorateWithDisabledList is something like that:
> 
> myFilter = new AndFilter(myFilter, new SuffixFileFilter(".xml"));
> 
> This will create a modified filter which restricts the existing file filter
> by adding the rule that all returned files must be XML files, so "
> myStuff.txt" wouldn't be returned anymore, but "myCalendar.xml" will still
> be returned.
> 
> Basically, you don't modify the filefilter rule at all, just the way the
> NameFileFilter in decorateWithDisabledList is constructed.
> 
> Run the whole thing through the debugger once and you'll understand how this
> works.
> 
> > 4. create some website with XSLT, Cocoon and Forrest (Nice)
> 
> Yes, if you want to do it.
> 
> > Will I need a password for login for submitting to SVN or would you
> 
> > prefer another method of code submission?
> 
> Just download the code using SVN and create patches as described in: *
> http://xmlgraphics.apache.org/fop/dev/#patches*<http://xmlgraphics.apache.org/fop/dev/>
> 
> and
> 
> *http://xmlgraphics.apache.org/fop/dev/tools.html#patches*<http://xmlgraphics.apache.org/fop/dev/tools.html>
> 
> and submit them using Bugzilla as Clay already told you.
> 
>  Jeremias Maerki
> <'fop-dev@xmlgraphics.apache.org'>



Jeremias Maerki

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