We are considering this strongly. I just had a conversation with a couple of members of management here which were very positive.
Patrick Lanphier The Artemis Group http://www.artemisgroup.com phone: 814-235-0444 fax: 800-582-9710 On Tue, 30 Apr 2002, Kilmer, Erich wrote: > I would also be interested in understanding more on the viability of FOP as > a reporting tool. What are people's thought on this? > Thanks, > Erich > > -----Original Message----- > From: Patrick Lanphier [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] > Sent: Tuesday, April 30, 2002 4:34 PM > To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > Subject: Re: Why is FO(P) a superior model than what most proprietary > tools propose > > > We are considering using FOP in place of JReports or any other reporting > tools. More needs to be written on how to use Cocoon and FOP as a true > report writer. Any help would be great. I'm currently working with Corda > in hopes that they will change the SVG format to inlining so that it can > be easy used with FOP. If any of you would like to talk to them about > this that would be great. > > Patrick Lanphier > The Artemis Group > http://www.artemisgroup.com > phone: 814-235-0444 > fax: 800-582-9710 > > On Tue, 30 Apr 2002, J.Pietschmann wrote: > > > Patrick Andries wrote: > > > Alex McLintock wrote: > > >> I don't know about an industry analysts study of XSL:FO but we ought > > >> to be able to come up with case studies for people who have > > >> successfully used FOP. > > > I think this is crucial. I found nothing of the sort. > > > > There was recently an announcement on the cocoon list that > > a major NASA site (KSC, i believe) is being redesigned > > using Cocoon 2 (includes FOP) and will going online soon. > > Perhaps some details regarding FOP usage there could be > > asked for. > > > > Apart from this, for my job I found XSLFO superior to > > the various proprietary reporting tools (rather expensive > > stuff). It's just me, though. > > > > J.Pietschmann > > > > > > > > >