Thanks for that, that helped. This is now done.
Thanks, Vincent Jeremias Maerki wrote: > Just to have an overview over all output formats: > > AFP: Painter available > AWT: Renderer only at the moment (depends on Java2D) > PNG/TIFF: Painter available (depends on Java2D) > Java2D: Painter available > PCL: Painter available > PDF: Painter available > Print: Renderer only at the moment (depends on Java2D) > PS: Painter available > RTF: n/a (Does not use layout engine) > TXT: Renderer only > > AT XML: Renderer only but that has to be like that > IF XML: Renderer to Painter adapter present (other painter impls rely on > that) > > Essentially, this means that the renderers for AFP, PCL, PDF and PS can > be removed because they are fully replaced by their painter counterparts. > All the other renderers have to stay in place: Java2D/AWT/Print, TXT, > AT XML, IF XML. AWT, Print and TXT are candidates to be ported to the > painter infrastructure. > > On 17.08.2010 19:57:08 Vincent Hennebert wrote: >> Ok, no objection to this so I'll proceed with the removal. >> >> Thanks, >> Vincent >> >> >> Vincent Hennebert wrote: >>> Hi, >>> >>> The new rendering architecture based on a streamlined intermediate >>> format and painters has been in place for more than a year now and >>> hasn’t caused any big issue. >>> >>> New features are being added to the painters >>> (PDFDocumentHandler/PDFPainter, PSDocumentHandler/PSPainter, etc.) and >>> usually not backported to the renderers (PDFRenderer, PSRenderer, etc.). >>> Also, the old renderers get in the way when changes and refactorings >>> must be made to the libraries. >>> >>> Therefore, I propose to drop support for the old renderers and remove >>> them from version control. >>> >>> Does anyone have any objection to that? >>> >>> Thanks, >>> Vincent > > > > > Jeremias Maerki >