On 19.12.2006 21:02:06 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.

Thanks for taking care of this.

> 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
> 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.

Well, this is still sort of experimental. The old functionality is
unchanged and stable. I'm not so sure about the part without the font
metrics. There wasn't much feedback. If this is to be documented, I'd
prefer if it is marked as experimental.

> After these changes I will create a branch.
> Manuel, can you hold your changes until the branch has been created?
> Please, let me know if you have different ideas.
> Regards, Simon
> -- 
> Simon Pepping
> home page: http://www.leverkruid.eu

Jeremias Maerki

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