On Thu, Aug 5, 2010 at 7:18 PM, Vincent Hennebert <vhenneb...@gmail.com>wrote:
> Hi Glenn, > > From you first message I had the impression that you wanted to keep > using that tool for future documentation as i've said, i intend to transition the documentation to the FOP wiki over a period of time, so that it will all end up on the latter > it’s going to take some time to process your patch anyway. > keep in mind that the current patch is a starting point in what i expect to be a number of patches on top of it; in discussing this with Benson, we thought that getting something working into peoples hands earlier was a good policy (release early, release often!), even though it is not functionally complete nor adequately tested; in reviewing this initial patch, you may want to keep in mind that I view it as a temporary milestone, subject to considerable change, optimization, etc, before i will be ready to propose merging into the dev trunk; therefore, you may wish to incrementally review it, and save the more in-depth review effort for when i make such a proposal; that is, after all, my understanding of the purpose of doing this on a temporary branch, to give it time to mature; i see that Pascal has already built it and successfully produce a correct Arabic rendering, so that is one data point you might use; > > You said you also used git; now that would be something useful to us if > we had access to it (or at least the history of commits). That would > allow us to follow the progression you undertook, which isn’t as easily > done with a patch. > let me investigate this, if i can't easily do it on codesion, i'll push a remote to github or another site with anonymous access g.