On Tuesday 31 July 2007 20:48, Vincent Hennebert wrote:
> Hi,
> There have been various questions on fop-user recently regarding the
> RTF output of FOP. Personally I’m incapable of helping in this area,
> and also most unwilling to.
> Tell me if I’m wrong, but I suspect that in the current team there is
> about one person who could help / modify the code, and who wouldn’t
> be very willing to either.
> More and more often people who ask questions regarding RTF are
> answered that going the OpenDocument (or similar XML format) route
> might be more successful. So, I’m wondering if we shouldn’t drop
> support for RTF in the next release.
> Not completely, of course, but basically we wouldn’t advertise it,
> and say that RTF support is provided as is, is no longer maintained,
> and that users are on their own when using it. That way they would at
> least be aware of the risks of going that route.
What about moving RTF to the sandbox? That should signal its 
incomplete / still in draft / not officially supported status.

> Vincent


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