Hi Chris,

the only reason I have asked for a bug fix release for 1.1 is because it may be 
easier to approve/publish. But if you are already planning the new 2.0 release 
then great. Is there a tentative plan for it already?



On Oct 7, 2014, at 2:36 PM, Chris Bowditch <bowditch_ch...@hotmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Jacopo,
> Thanks for your contribution. I wonder why you ask for a bug fix release of 
> 1.1? v2.0 will include all bug fixes since the v1.1 release, there are no 
> plans for a 1.1.2 release or similar. We are working towards a v2.0 release 
> of FOP. We've just released XML Graphics Commons v2.0, but the FOP release is 
> dependent on other libraries being released first.
> Thanks,
> Chris
> On 03/10/2014 06:49, Jacopo Cappellato wrote:
>> Thank you Luis,
>> I have attached to Jira a Junit test for the CompareUtil.equal method that 
>> should prove the issue we are facing and should confirm that the fix I am 
>> proposing should work ok.
>> As regards the bug fix release, at the moment this is the only issue that I 
>> am aware of that is causing some pain to OFBiz and having a bug fix release 
>> for it would be great; however I know that the release workflow requires a 
>> good amount of work and I am wondering if I or other OFBiz committers may be 
>> of any help in the release process (e.g. we could help the FOP community to 
>> maintain a release branch for 1.1 by backporting fixes to it and testing it).
>> I am wide open to any suggestions. Of course OFBiz will upgrade to the new 
>> release 2.0 as soon as this will be available and we will help you to test 
>> that as well. All in all I am just trying to give something back to the FOP 
>> community, since the OFBiz community has been a rather silent and passive 
>> user of your amazing tool :-)
>> Regards,
>> Jacopo
>> On Oct 3, 2014, at 1:15 AM, Luis Bernardo <lmpmberna...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I can apply your patch although I do not have the environment to test it.
>>> Regarding the question about a bug fix for 1.1, the answer is that there is 
>>> nothing planned but if there is interest from the FOP users I think that 
>>> can be accommodated. Is there any other bug your would like to see fixed in 
>>> a 1.1+ release?
>>> On 10/2/14, 7:22 PM, Jacopo Cappellato wrote:
>>>> Hi all,
>>>> I am a committer for Apache OFBiz, a project that uses FOP 1.1 (thanks for 
>>>> this amazing product).
>>>> I hope this is the right list to get some information about the release 
>>>> process and planning of Apache FOP. Apart from FOP 2.0, is there a plan to 
>>>> release a bug fix release for 1.1?
>>>> For example, we may be specifically interested in getting a new release 
>>>> with this issue resolved:
>>>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/FOP-2157
>>>> (in the ticket I have attached a fix for the same).
>>>> Is there something we could do to support you in the process?
>>>> Thank you,
>>>> Jacopo

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