On Wed, Apr 22, 2015 at 9:40 AM, Chris Bowditch <bowditch_ch...@hotmail.com>
wrote:

> I agree, but as Simon pointed out PDFBox is not a dependency of FOP, but
> of PDF plug-in, which is a separate project with a separate release cycle.
> The PDF plug-in project is an optional dependency of FOP, not required for
> core functionality.
>
> So the proposal is just to release the FOP project, not PDF plug-in. This
> means anyone wishing to use PDF-plugin with the new release of FOP would
> need to build it from source code using a PDFBox snaphot. Not ideal, but we
> are long overdue a FOP release, and only a small number of users are using
> the PDF plug-in. So I'm +1 to this proposal.
>

ok; that works for me... on another point, when can we transition to maven?
our ant configurations are difficult to maintain and understand; we should
modernize


>
> Thanks,
>
> Chris
>
> On 22/04/2015 14:28, Glenn Adams wrote:
>
>> I'm not comfortable requiring use of a snapshot dependency. For example,
>> that would prevent deployment to maven central.
>>
>> On Wed, Apr 22, 2015 at 1:18 AM, Chris Bowditch <
>> bowditch_ch...@hotmail.com <mailto:bowditch_ch...@hotmail.com>> wrote:
>>
>>     Hi Glen,
>>
>>     Its expected that a -1 vote includes a justification. You may well
>>     be right, but we are not mind readers and have no idea what you
>>     are thinking...
>>
>>     Thanks,
>>
>>     Chris
>>
>>     On 21/04/2015 16:32, Glenn Adams wrote:
>>
>>         -1
>>
>>         On Tue, Apr 21, 2015 at 9:21 AM, Simon Steiner
>>         <simonsteiner1...@gmail.com
>>         <mailto:simonsteiner1...@gmail.com>
>>         <mailto:simonsteiner1...@gmail.com
>>         <mailto:simonsteiner1...@gmail.com>>> wrote:
>>
>>             Hi,
>>
>>             Since Batik and XGC have been released, are we ready to
>>         release FOP?
>>
>>             It has been said we can’t release PDF plugin using a snapshot
>>             release of PDFBox 2.0. PDFBox 1.8 is missing font parsing
>>             libraries we need for font merging.
>>
>>             We could make release a PDF plugin beta release using
>>         snapshot of
>>             PDFBox or ask user to use PDF plugin snapshot version with
>>         FOP 2.0.
>>
>>             Thanks
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>

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