Done, and branch xmlgraphics/fop/branches/fop-0_93 created.

On Tue, Dec 19, 2006 at 09:02:06PM +0100, Simon Pepping wrote:
> As discussed recently, I will prepare a release of FOP, to be named
> 0.93.
> 
> Two issues need to be addressed:
> 
> 1. I will apply two patches by Richard Wheeldon, to improve memory
>    usage:
> 
> Bug http://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=41009, with
> patch http://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/attachment.cgi?id=19177
> 
> en bug http://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=41044, with
> patch http://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/attachment.cgi?id=19155.
> 
> I will have to study the first patch, as I have not looked at it, and
> the bugzilla page contains nobody's comments. I will only apply the
> patch if it seems certain that it breaks nothing.
> 
> I have studied and commented the second patch, as has Andreas, and I
> believe it can be safely applied before the release.
> 
> Applying these patches allows us to present a production version whose
> memory usage has been trimmed somewhat.

Applied both.

> 2. With this release it is possible to use the original font metrics,
>    without generating a special metrics file for FOP.
> 
> See
> http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/xmlgraphics-fop-dev/200611.mbox/[EMAIL
>  PROTECTED]
> There is no entry for this in the changes file, and there is no
> documentation on the website. It is important enough to clarify with
> the release. I will try to add some text to the changes file and
> perhaps something to the documentation. As I am not familiar with this
> material, if someone else can do a better job, please do.

Change was already in the status file (but not on the web site).

Simon

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