understood; thanks for the process info;

On Wed, Jul 7, 2010 at 5:41 PM, Jeremias Maerki <d...@jeremias-maerki.ch>wrote:

> Any committer is allowed to create a development branch, preferably with
> some advance warning. The thing is: the ASF doesn't give away commit
> rights just upon request. Committership has to be earned by regular
> contributions. See: http://www.apache.org/foundation/how-it-works.html
>
> What we can do for you is to create a branch for your patches and then
> process (review, apply) them. That way you can improve the branch
> incrementally and we can get to know you. When you bombard us with good
> contributions, you can be pretty sure to be fast-tracked to
> committership.
>
> At least, you already have one task behind you: Your ICLA is on file
> with the ASF. That's good.
>
> On 07.07.2010 07:08:29 Glenn Adams wrote:
> > What is the policy for branch creation? In particular, would it be
> possible
> > to create a branch to which I could commit changes to add the following
> > support:
> >
> >    - complex scripts (e.g., arabic, indic)
> >    - advanced typographic font table support (e.g., gpos/gsub/jstf, ...)
> >    - writing-mode, unicode-bidi, direction traits
> >    - inline-progression-direction, block-progress-direction,
> shift-direction
> >    traits
> >    - unicode bidi algorithm
> >
> > Due to the extent of the changes to support the above, this may be a
> complex
> > patch to manage without a branch, as can be seen by my current set of
> > added/modified files listed below.
> >
> > Regards,
> > Glenn Adams
> >
> > A
> src/java/org/apache/fop/fonts/DiscontinuousAssociationException.java
> > M       src/java/org/apache/fop/fonts/apps/TTFReader.java
> > A       src/java/org/apache/fop/fonts/GlyphTable.java
> > M       src/java/org/apache/fop/fonts/MultiByteFont.java
> > A       src/java/org/apache/fop/fonts/Positionable.java
> > A       src/java/org/apache/fop/fonts/GlyphUtils.java
> > A       src/java/org/apache/fop/fonts/GlyphSubtable.java
> > M       src/java/org/apache/fop/fonts/Font.java
> > A       src/java/org/apache/fop/fonts/GlyphCoverageTable.java
> > A       src/java/org/apache/fop/fonts/GlyphPositioningSubtable.java
> > M       src/java/org/apache/fop/fonts/truetype/TTFFile.java
> > M       src/java/org/apache/fop/fonts/LazyFont.java
> > A       src/java/org/apache/fop/fonts/GlyphPositioning.java
> > A       src/java/org/apache/fop/fonts/ArabicScriptProcessor.java
> > A       src/java/org/apache/fop/fonts/GlyphSequence.java
> > M       src/java/org/apache/fop/fonts/type1/AFMFile.java
> > A       src/java/org/apache/fop/fonts/GlyphSubstitutionTable.java
> > M       src/java/org/apache/fop/fonts/FontReader.java
> > A       src/java/org/apache/fop/fonts/Substitutable.java
> > M       src/java/org/apache/fop/fo/FOText.java
> > M       src/java/org/apache/fop/fo/Constants.java
> > M
> >
> src/java/org/apache/fop/fo/extensions/svg/SVGDOMContentHandlerFactory.java
> > M       src/java/org/apache/fop/fo/PropertyList.java
> > M       src/java/org/apache/fop/fo/FObj.java
> > M       src/java/org/apache/fop/fo/flow/table/Table.java
> > M       src/java/org/apache/fop/fo/pagination/SimplePageMaster.java
> > M       src/java/org/apache/fop/fo/pagination/PageSequence.java
> > M       src/java/org/apache/fop/fo/pagination/Region.java
> > M       src/java/org/apache/fop/fo/properties/DimensionPropertyMaker.java
> > M
> > src/java/org/apache/fop/fo/properties/CorrespondingPropertyMaker.java
> > M       src/java/org/apache/fop/fo/properties/IndentPropertyMaker.java
> > M       src/java/org/apache/fop/fo/FOPropertyMapping.java
> > A       src/java/org/apache/fop/traits/Direction.java
> > A       src/java/org/apache/fop/traits/WritingMode.java
> > M       src/java/org/apache/fop/area/BodyRegion.java
> > M       src/java/org/apache/fop/area/MainReference.java
> > M       src/java/org/apache/fop/area/AreaTreeParser.java
> > M       src/java/org/apache/fop/area/AreaTreeModel.java
> > M       src/java/org/apache/fop/area/PageViewport.java
> > M       src/java/org/apache/fop/area/Page.java
> > M       src/java/org/apache/fop/area/inline/WordArea.java
> > M       src/java/org/apache/fop/area/inline/TextArea.java
> > M       src/java/org/apache/fop/area/inline/Viewport.java
> > M       src/java/org/apache/fop/area/Span.java
> > M       src/java/org/apache/fop/area/RegionReference.java
> > M       src/java/org/apache/fop/area/PageSequence.java
> > M       src/java/org/apache/fop/area/Area.java
> > M       src/java/org/apache/fop/area/Trait.java
> > M       src/java/org/apache/fop/area/RegionViewport.java
> > M       src/java/org/apache/fop/area/Block.java
> > M       src/java/org/apache/fop/util/CharUtilities.java
>
>
>
>
> Jeremias Maerki
>
>

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