On Thursday 20 December 2007 18:38, Jeremias Maerki wrote: <snip/> >Benefits of the extension: > - It is mostly useful for multi-page TIFF files (scanned documents > and faxes) and PDFs (with my PDF-in-PDF plug-in). > - It removes the necessity to post-process the generated output file > (for example with PDFBox or iText). It's not necessary to implement > this post-processing for each output format in use and it's not > necessary to manually play with the intermediate format to add this > functionality. - Attaching existing PDF files to PDFs generated by > FOP has been a frequent topic on fop-users. > - FOP could be used this way to convert multi-page TIFF files to PDF > or whatever output formats FOP supports. We could provide a > command-line option for that if we want. > <snip/> > WDYT? > In the main business application of FOP I am supporting this feature would be of immediate benefit as we are processing bundles of scanned and/or faxed documents and we have to artificially split the multi-page images into individual one page images so they can be processed by FOP.
So I am all for it. > Jeremias Maerki Manuel