Re: XML Europe 2001 Proceedings

2001-05-31 Thread Arved Sandstrom
the PDFs to disk. Netscape (4.08, even, I might add, which I use) very cleanly displays the PDF document in the browser, and also saves perfectly well. No refreshing needed. This is with the latest Acrobat Reader (standalone and browser plugins): 5.0. Regards, Arved Sandstrom P.S. How is it that lots

Re: One Committer's Views on FOP; Informal State of the Union Address

2001-06-08 Thread Arved Sandstrom
. It's not like the committers have any special answers. :-) Regards, Arved Sandstrom Fairly Senior Software Type e-plicity (http://www.e-plicity.com) Wireless * B2B * J2EE * XML --- Halifax, Nova Scotia - To unsubscribe, e-mail

Re: FOP-0.19 Release

2001-06-16 Thread Arved Sandstrom
At 02:51 PM 6/16/01 +1000, Daniel Bradby wrote: The dist looks great!! Especially tables and borders! Few small things that I noted were - runtests.bat has some conflicts in it causing a small bad command or filename msg - docs/examples has a few .runtests* files there - the changes file

Re: Page Numbering and fo:page-sequence problem.

2001-06-27 Thread Arved Sandstrom
At 10:05 AM 6/27/01 -0400, Chetan Vig wrote: Hi Arved, The page numbers are being reset to 1 at every chapter (ie. each fo:page-sequence). This was not the behaviour under fop-0_17. The page numbers just continued sequentially along from 1 to N and not being reset to 1 at each

Redesign Ideas II

2001-06-27 Thread Arved Sandstrom
the approach required to handle reference-orientation and writing-mode. Regards, Arved Sandstrom Fairly Senior Software Type e-plicity (http://www.e-plicity.com) Wireless * B2B * J2EE * XML --- Halifax, Nova Scotia - To unsubscribe

Re: Redesign Ideas II

2001-06-27 Thread Arved Sandstrom
At 12:08 AM 6/28/01 -0300, Arved Sandstrom wrote: A side-float becomes a child of the nearest ancestor reference area (I still need to figure out what the hell the spec means by reference area chain, so this may change). This will usually (but not always) be a column area within a span area

Re: different labels on the bottom of the first and second pages

2001-06-28 Thread Arved Sandstrom
for page 2. You'll want to pick specific region-names and flow-names to match up, of course. This is just one way to do it. It also assumes that very bottom of the page is something that you are happy handling with fo:region-after. Regards, Arved Sandstrom Fairly Senior Software Type e-plicity

Re: Memory leaks when using FOP 0.19.0 many times

2001-06-28 Thread Arved Sandstrom
a last patch of his to commit, which is causing me some aggro at the moment); it may be that your use of FOP can take some advantage of that. Regards, Arved Sandstrom -- Fairly Senior Software Type e-plicity (http://www.e-plicity.com) Halifax, Nova Scotia Wireless * B2B * J2EE * XML

Re: Odds and Ends

2001-06-29 Thread Arved Sandstrom
over the next few days. We also have a number of FT (or nearly FT) developers at the moment - I think their input on this is critical. Regards, Arved Sandstrom Fairly Senior Software Type e-plicity (http://www.e-plicity.com) Wireless * B2B * J2EE * XML --- Halifax, Nova Scotia

Re: Odds and Ends

2001-06-29 Thread Arved Sandstrom
At 06:40 AM 6/29/01 -0500, Weiqi Gao wrote: On 29 Jun 2001 06:37:00 -0300, Arved Sandstrom wrote: FOP2 is the term for a completely new layout engine, and so maybe we don't really want to call the thing FOP2. Suggestions? I'll call it FOP1+ for now. Please spare us of the confusion

Re: Odds and Ends

2001-06-29 Thread Arved Sandstrom
At 07:14 PM 6/29/01 -0500, Weiqi Gao wrote: On 29 Jun 2001 18:26:30 -0300, Arved Sandstrom wrote: I'm open to suggestions from anyone as to a convenient label for the redesign that Karen I have described (and that others have also contributed to, I might add). Why not stick with the Apache

Re: New user expect help

2001-07-02 Thread Arved Sandstrom
run into any problems. Regards, Arved Sandstrom At 03:24 PM 7/2/01 +0800, Abdul Wahab wrote: I am very new user to FOP. I couldn't find how to use FOP and what to set, if needed, like COCOON Project. So could you please explain me indetail. I am using iPlanet WebServer4.1. Fairly Senior

RE: add image to pdf template

2001-07-02 Thread Arved Sandstrom
one set of contiguous N characters to another contiguous set also of length N. The best way to edit PDF, in general, is to edit the source and re-generate. Regards, Arved Sandstrom At 05:53 PM 7/2/01 +0800, Art Simcoe wrote: Thanks Alex, I have been doing just that, sifting through hundreds

Re: About testing

2001-07-06 Thread Arved Sandstrom
have put in there already to some degree); someone may not be interested in levels below regions, someone else might want down to blocks, someone else may want everything right down to inlines in agonizing detail. Regards, Arved Sandstrom Fairly Senior Software Type e-plicity (http://www.e

Re: About testing

2001-07-09 Thread Arved Sandstrom
At 09:23 AM 7/9/01 +0200, Keiron Liddle wrote: On Fri, 06 Jul 2001 23:33:21 Karen Lease wrote: Question: I see that the XML rendering doesn't have lots of traits, no Area Container positioning for example, no line-height information etc. Is it a reasonable thing to enhance the output format

Re: AW: Page (re)calculation

2001-07-10 Thread Arved Sandstrom
At 09:42 AM 7/10/01 +0200, Erik Rehrmann wrote: Did you receive any message? I also thought I successfully subscribed since I got the message from ezmlm, but did not receive any additional messages. I requested the last 100 messages by sending '[EMAIL PROTECTED]', but I got only two: The

Re: FW: FOP 19 zip file

2001-07-10 Thread Arved Sandstrom
with WinZip just as easy as if it was ZIP, and they wouldn't even know the difference. Because I'll guarantee this is a person on Windows. Regards, Arved Sandstrom At 06:40 PM 7/10/01 -0500, Weiqi Gao wrote: On 10 Jul 2001 23:11:30 +0200, Petr Andrs wrote: Why? tar.gz is much smaller and does

Boundary Conditions on breaks

2001-07-12 Thread Arved Sandstrom
, and let's say that you use sections, and you put a break-before=page on every section title; if a section leads off a page-sequence, which is pretty likely, then you would get an extra unwanted blank page. This should now be fixed. Regards, Arved Sandstrom -- Fairly Senior Software Type e-plicity

Re: Tree class

2001-07-12 Thread Arved Sandstrom
On Tuesday 10 July 2001 04:27, Peter B. West wrote: I have attempted to make Tree class operations thread-safe, and have added a subclass TreeRoot in an attempt to support fail-fast iterators as in AbstractList and its subclasses. Comments from more experienced Java folks would be welcome.

Re: System hanging

2001-07-13 Thread Arved Sandstrom
At 02:43 PM 7/13/01 +0200, Keiron Liddle wrote: On Fri, 13 Jul 2001 13:40:27 Mads Soerensen - Interact wrote: Hi! Using FOP 0.19 I call Driver.render() and a PDF file is rendered, great!! But the program does not exit like it is supposed to after completing the render. In a previous message

Re: cvs update failure

2001-07-13 Thread Arved Sandstrom
on [EMAIL PROTECTED], it was due to many, many people trying to do what you were doing. Regards, Arved Sandstrom Fairly Senior Software Type e-plicity (http://www.e-plicity.com) Wireless * B2B * J2EE * XML --- Halifax, Nova Scotia

Re: properties, elements

2001-07-13 Thread Arved Sandstrom
to consider is stopping the process after refinement, but before layout, if there are any content-model errors. Or maybe all of this can be subject to user control? Regards, Arved Sandstrom Fairly Senior Software Type e-plicity (http://www.e-plicity.com) Wireless * B2B * J2EE * XML --- Halifax

Re: [Patch] Build Error in TableRow.java

2001-07-14 Thread Arved Sandstrom
responsible for changing the checkBreakBefore() signature, so I'll apply the patch. Odd that it didn't show up as an error during my builds (Ant/javac dependency checking is a bit spotty). Thank you. Regards, Arved Sandstrom Fairly Senior Software Type e-plicity (http://www.e-plicity.com) Wireless

Re: Java Extensions in Xalan vs Fop

2001-07-15 Thread Arved Sandstrom
the class format declaration; that also works just fine. Regards, Arved Sandstrom Fairly Senior Software Type e-plicity (http://www.e-plicity.com) Wireless * B2B * J2EE * XML --- Halifax, Nova Scotia - To unsubscribe, e-mail: [EMAIL

Re: How FOP renderred my 17,344 page document...

2001-07-15 Thread Arved Sandstrom
before you render page-sequence N. All that's going on there is, if the force-page-count property on page-sequence N is auto, it needs to know about the initial-page-number property on page-sequence N+1. This doesn't require any formatting to take place at all. Regards, Arved Sandstrom Fairly

Markers; Other Stuff

2001-07-16 Thread Arved Sandstrom
) are properly set on all areas we generate/return is much more of a task, but we have to start somewhere. As I say, everything should build, and existing stuff shouldn't notice any of this. Please let me know if that is not the case. Regards, Arved Sandstrom -- Fairly Senior Software Type e

Re: Use of non-private member fields, etc

2001-07-16 Thread Arved Sandstrom
is an oversight, more often than not. We should also comment qualifier choices if they don't make obvious sense within the context of their own class. Regards, Arved Sandstrom At 09:38 PM 7/16/01 +1000, Mark wrote: Hey there foptologists I was just wondering if there has been any discussion about

Code Style, was Re: PDF serialization

2001-07-16 Thread Arved Sandstrom
a style tool to the whole codebase, strip out all tabs, and re-commit the whole thing. :-) Regards, Arved Sandstrom Fairly Senior Software Type e-plicity (http://www.e-plicity.com) Wireless * B2B * J2EE * XML --- Halifax, Nova Scotia

Re: Java Extensions in Xalan vs Fop

2001-07-16 Thread Arved Sandstrom
At 03:06 PM 7/16/01 +0100, Gareth Noyce wrote: I've pretty much lost enough time to this problem now, so I'm effectively giving up. For the record, I've tried the following: [ SNIP ] I hear your pain, brother. :-) So I have enclosed a ZIP which contains all the files I used, on Windows 98, to

XMLRenderer improvements

2001-07-16 Thread Arved Sandstrom
at BlockArea level; leave it out and you'll see everything. Regards, Arved Sandstrom -- Fairly Senior Software Type e-plicity (http://www.e-plicity.com) Halifax, Nova Scotia Wireless * B2B * J2EE * XML - To unsubscribe, e-mail: [EMAIL

Re: Keep-together (and the other keep-*'s)

2001-07-17 Thread Arved Sandstrom
will appear? As an aside, we are clearly not talking about extensions. Separate issue. I think those are fine. Regards, Arved Sandstrom Fairly Senior Software Type e-plicity (http://www.e-plicity.com) Wireless * B2B * J2EE * XML --- Halifax, Nova Scotia

Re: Code Style, was Re: PDF serialization

2001-07-17 Thread Arved Sandstrom
At 11:25 PM 7/17/01 +0200, Tore Engvig wrote: [ SNIP ] I guess we have to use codeformatters (eg astyle) before we check in our code. I happend to grab a copy of jIndent while it still was free. jIndent does more than just codeformatting, it parses the code and is able to change a lot of things

Re: Can't build fop: Hangs after Starting Ant...

2001-07-18 Thread Arved Sandstrom
...still no joy? Can you run your current Ant on other build files? What version of Ant are you using? Try Ant 1.3 if all else fails. Just some starter ideas. I'm sure we'll get to the solution sooner or later. Regards, Arved Sandstrom Fairly Senior Software Type e-plicity (http://www.e

Re: FOP in a servlet under load

2001-07-18 Thread Arved Sandstrom
At 11:05 AM 7/19/01 +1000, Mark Lillywhite wrote: I hope to have my final changes completed today at which time I will post a summary of them and submit them for inclusion... they are not too major. I have modified all of the renderers to suit and have a slightly different API and calling

Re: Can't build fop: Hangs after Starting Ant...

2001-07-19 Thread Arved Sandstrom
At 11:34 AM 7/19/01 -0400, Gregor N. Purdy wrote: Can you run your current Ant on other build files? I don't use Ant for anything else. Well, just a little trial one, one single super-simple target...just to eliminate Ant itself as being problematic. What version of Ant are you using? Try

Re: CVS problems

2001-07-20 Thread Arved Sandstrom
At 12:14 AM 7/21/01 +0200, Karen Lease wrote: Thanks much Rick, using cvs.apache.org fixed it. Is there some list I should have been reading to know about that??? Easiest thing here is, SSH into your Apache account, and set up a .forward file that sends your apache email (your [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: Rendering order of rergions?

2001-07-21 Thread Arved Sandstrom
, at this point in time I would avoid doing stuff like this, and if it happens to turn out to your satisfaction, enjoy it while it lasts, because it could change. Regards, Arved Sandstrom Fairly Senior Software Type e-plicity (http://www.e-plicity.com) Wireless * B2B * J2EE * XML --- Halifax, Nova

Re: back

2001-07-22 Thread Arved Sandstrom
On Sunday 22 July 2001 21:30, Karen Lease wrote: Welcome back Fotis! Oder soll ich sagen: Herr Doktor Jannidis? ;-) It looks like we need to update the implemented list too, at least when/before we do the next release, since lots of stuff has been happening lately. We are on track for the

Re: confusion with content-height and height properties on fo:external=graphic

2001-07-23 Thread Arved Sandstrom
the corresponding scaled content-width and content-height, and overflow is 'hidden' or 'scroll'. Regards, Arved Sandstrom Fairly Senior Software Type e-plicity (http://www.e-plicity.com) Wireless * B2B * J2EE * XML --- Halifax, Nova Scotia

Anticipated Work In Near Future

2001-07-23 Thread Arved Sandstrom
As a heads up for other committers/developers, here's where I will be concentrating my efforts: 1. Completely implementing fo:marker/fo:retrieve-marker. I have attached a file that is based on the spec, and shows all FOs that may have markers as children (and those that explicitly may not,

RE: Performance Problems

2001-07-24 Thread Arved Sandstrom
. :-) This is interesting and I'll see what I can find out further. Regards, Arved Sandstrom Fairly Senior Software Type e-plicity (http://www.e-plicity.com) Wireless * B2B * J2EE * XML --- Halifax, Nova Scotia - To unsubscribe, e-mail: [EMAIL

Re: Performance Problems - More Findings

2001-07-25 Thread Arved Sandstrom
at this point even the most mature formatters are still more concerned with feature support than they are with speed (memory usage being another matter entirely, of course). Regards, Arved Sandstrom Fairly Senior Software Type e-plicity (http://www.e-plicity.com) Wireless * B2B * J2EE * XML --- Halifax

Re: page break - broken

2001-07-25 Thread Arved Sandstrom
At 04:24 PM 7/25/01 +0200, Keiron Liddle wrote: I have found a problem with page breaks. ie. break-before and break-after. Due to changes in block where it now uses the property manager it no longer handles the page breaks properly. It works if the block is directly under the flow but not for

Re: Test case for FOP?

2001-07-26 Thread Arved Sandstrom
formatters. I can only speak for myself, but I think we would be very pleased to have this documentation as part of our example/test set of FO. Regards, Arved Sandstrom Fairly Senior Software Type e-plicity (http://www.e-plicity.com) Wireless * B2B * J2EE * XML --- Halifax, Nova Scotia

Re: Marker issue

2001-07-26 Thread Arved Sandstrom
, incidentally. Assuming that you are using the very latest CVS, would it be too much to ask if you could post an FO example that does not work for you? At the very least I could explain why, and how I intend to fix it (and when). Regards, Arved Sandstrom Fairly Senior Software Type e-plicity

Re: Inheritance for fo:marker

2001-07-27 Thread Arved Sandstrom
At 01:46 AM 7/28/01 +1000, Peter B. West wrote: Arved Karen, On the surface of it, this re-parenting issue looks like a tree operation. The point of definition of the marker remains in its context at the point of definition. When a retrieve-marker is found, the marker sub-tree is attached

RE: Marker issue

2001-07-27 Thread Arved Sandstrom
If a qualifying marker is located in the first page (that is, an area with an attached marker, to be precise), then the locatePreviousPage() method is not called. Regards, Arved At 01:46 PM 7/27/01 +0200, GALLO Jean-Claude wrote: But why didn't you encounter the problem. How do you write your

Re: pdf security

2001-07-27 Thread Arved Sandstrom
-produced doc using _Reader_? As soon as FOP produced it? Regards, Arved Sandstrom Fairly Senior Software Type e-plicity (http://www.e-plicity.com) Wireless * B2B * J2EE * XML --- Halifax, Nova Scotia - To unsubscribe, e-mail

Re: file is taking long time to download!

2001-07-27 Thread Arved Sandstrom
. Regards, Arved Sandstrom Fairly Senior Software Type e-plicity (http://www.e-plicity.com) Wireless * B2B * J2EE * XML --- Halifax, Nova Scotia - To unsubscribe, e-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] For additional commands, email: [EMAIL

Re: Codeformatting finished

2001-07-30 Thread Arved Sandstrom
On Monday 30 July 2001 21:38, you wrote: It's also a bit unfortunate that Mark's patch isn't yet commited. Anyone volunteer for this? It's just too big for me. I see in ViewCVS that everything looks OK, and I managed to 'cvs update' one file as a test, but I can't 'cvs checkout' at the

Re: Headers and pagination

2001-07-31 Thread Arved Sandstrom
of page-numbering is to already do what you want to do (the default behaviour of 'initial-page-number'). The aforementioned properties happen to give you extra flexibility. Also check out the 'format' property... Regards, Arved Sandstrom Fairly Senior Software Type e-plicity (http://www.e

Re: XSL-FO Engine comparisons

2001-07-31 Thread Arved Sandstrom
to alpha. All points you made yourself. Thanks. Regards, Arved Sandstrom Fairly Senior Software Type e-plicity (http://www.e-plicity.com) Wireless * B2B * J2EE * XML --- Halifax, Nova Scotia - To unsubscribe, e-mail: [EMAIL

Re: XSL-FO Engine comparisons

2001-08-01 Thread Arved Sandstrom
to do that, though, what is necessary are frequent and blunt warnings. :-) The points you mention are pretty persuasive, too. As you say, if you know what FOP doesn't do, or doesn't do quite right, then there are workarounds. Regards, Arved Sandstrom -- Fairly Senior Software Type e-plicity (http

Re: XSL-FO Engine comparisons

2001-08-01 Thread Arved Sandstrom
come close to the equivalent of one (1) FT resource, current circumstances excepted. Writing an XSL formatter is a big deal, and if I was estimating such a project from scratch I'd give it 2 person-years of _effort_ easy (maybe more). So it's no surprise that we are where we are. Regards, Arved

Re: Headers and pagination

2001-08-01 Thread Arved Sandstrom
-sequence could have different page-masters and different headers, footers and sidebars. There should be some examples in FOP already, under docs/examples. Regards, Arved Sandstrom -- Fairly Senior Software Type e-plicity (http://www.e-plicity.com) Halifax, Nova Scotia Wireless * B2B * J2EE * XML

New Release Imminent

2001-08-01 Thread Arved Sandstrom
for docs? Regards, Arved Sandstrom Fairly Senior Software Type e-plicity (http://www.e-plicity.com) Wireless * B2B * J2EE * XML --- Halifax, Nova Scotia - To unsubscribe, e-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] For additional commands, email

Re: images from a servlet?

2001-08-01 Thread Arved Sandstrom
mean are we interested in well-known, stable interfaces for invoking FOP, configuring FOP, and plugging in different renderers, yes, we already pretty much have an API. Although it's always open for improvement. Regards, Arved Sandstrom Fairly Senior Software Type e-plicity (http://www.e

RE: images from a servlet?

2001-08-02 Thread Arved Sandstrom
a bit. Sorry. Regards, Arved Sandstrom At 01:30 AM 8/2/01 -0500, Runar Bjarnason wrote: Ok, I admit I haven't been looking at the source code very long, but I've been somewhat frustrated with some of the things I'm trying to accomplish with FOP. For instance, the Driver class only has void methods

Editor Worth Looking At

2001-08-03 Thread Arved Sandstrom
a lot of familiar editing features in a package that is much smaller and appreciably faster. The other features are on a par with other leading text editors. Regards, Arved Sandstrom -- Fairly Senior Software Type e-plicity (http://www.e-plicity.com) Halifax, Nova Scotia Wireless * B2B * J2EE

Reason for delay

2001-08-06 Thread Arved Sandstrom
I can build the release itself. But for anyone wrapping up loose ends, you can certainly assume next weekend and no earlier. Regards, Arved Sandstrom Fairly Senior Software Type e-plicity (http://www.e-plicity.com) Wireless * B2B * J2EE * XML --- Halifax, Nova Scotia

Re: problems with height of cells in tables

2001-08-06 Thread Arved Sandstrom
it is better to duplicate and add classes to support this rather than to modify any existing classes, like FOText, because they are too central. But one could make the argument that FOText itself maybe needs work, so why _not_ modify it for the general case? Regards, Arved Sandstrom Fairly Senior

Re: tables with margins and borders

2001-08-06 Thread Arved Sandstrom
At 11:43 AM 8/6/01 -0400, Ralph LaChance wrote: fyi, the awt renderer changes are included in the latest snapshot and will presumably be in 0.20.0 Oh, they will be, no question about it. What's in CVS (or probably anything that gets added in the next couple of days) will definitely be in there.

Re: problems with height of cells in tables

2001-08-06 Thread Arved Sandstrom
Hi, Karen (and other interested parties) A thought occurred to me just now. A high percentage of our bandwidth (and bug reports) are devoted to tables. There are so many table-related bug reports mainly because so many folks want to use tables, I believe, not because there are more bugs in

Re: Newbie attempting to help

2001-08-07 Thread Arved Sandstrom
that they are supposed to) that is rather more of an obstacle. I have some ideas in regard to how you might want to tackle the problem you describe and will elaborate this evening. Regards, Arved Sandstrom At 09:38 AM 8/7/01 +0200, Keiron Liddle wrote: Your help is very welcome. Unfortunately

Re: FOP NoClassDefFound

2001-08-08 Thread Arved Sandstrom
that there is one in the bin distro also. That was an oversight. Regards, Arved Sandstrom Fairly Senior Software Type e-plicity (http://www.e-plicity.com) Wireless * B2B * J2EE * XML --- Halifax, Nova Scotia - To unsubscribe

Re: Using FOP 0.19-CVS to create PDF

2001-08-08 Thread Arved Sandstrom
At 10:17 AM 8/8/01 -0700, Don Wellington wrote: 3) Pagination accross multiple page sequences doesn't work according to the xsl:fo spec. Something else I want to look into fixing in FOP. Hi, Don Can you clarify? Are we talking about the latest CVS? Can you give me an example of where you

Re: Problems running FOP

2001-08-08 Thread Arved Sandstrom
because .tar.gz files are almost always smaller. Regards, Arved Sandstrom Fairly Senior Software Type e-plicity (http://www.e-plicity.com) Wireless * B2B * J2EE * XML --- Halifax, Nova Scotia - To unsubscribe, e-mail: [EMAIL

Re: Public API Change in Driver (Was Re: [GUMP] Build Failure - Cocoon2)

2001-08-09 Thread Arved Sandstrom
on the XML PMC...it would be nice to hear constructive suggestions rather than snide comments. Regards, Arved Sandstrom Fairly Senior Software Type e-plicity (http://www.e-plicity.com) Wireless * B2B * J2EE * XML --- Halifax, Nova Scotia

Re: Public API Change in Driver (Was Re: [GUMP] Build Failure - Cocoon2)

2001-08-09 Thread Arved Sandstrom
At 06:34 PM 8/9/01 -0400, Sam Ruby wrote: Arved Sandstrom wrote: Sam, I figure you meant the perennially in alpha comment sort of tongue-in-cheek. I hope you did, anyway. [snip] Let's get one thing straight - we're not in alpha. We're not even close to alpha. You're on the XML PMC

Release Schedule

2001-08-09 Thread Arved Sandstrom
to the suitability and serviceability of the distributions? I am still (and have been for quite a while) very undecided about whether to include Javadoc (size considerations). Perhaps in the source distro only? Comments? Regards, Arved Sandstrom -- Fairly Senior Software Type e-plicity (http://www.e

Re: Release Schedule

2001-08-10 Thread Arved Sandstrom
At 09:46 PM 8/9/01 -0500, Weiqi Gao wrote: Charlie Wu wrote: Please include javadoc and the batch files in both the src release and binary release.. it took me hours to figure out hwo to get fop to work because i only downloaded the binary release (0.19).. This makes sense. People who are

RE: Attracting companies to FOP (was: Re: Public API Change in Driver)

2001-08-10 Thread Arved Sandstrom
. I'll certainly start doing this kind of stuff immediately after the 0.20 release this weekend. Regards, Arved Sandstrom Fairly Senior Software Type e-plicity (http://www.e-plicity.com) Wireless * B2B * J2EE * XML --- Halifax, Nova Scotia

Re: fo:float

2001-08-12 Thread Arved Sandstrom
would probably not be too bad. What did you have in mind, before-floats or side-floats? Regards, Arved Sandstrom Fairly Senior Software Type e-plicity (http://www.e-plicity.com) Wireless * B2B * J2EE * XML --- Halifax, Nova Scotia

Re: fo:float

2001-08-12 Thread Arved Sandstrom
At 12:07 AM 8/13/01 +0100, Vic wrote: side-floats are what I require. I need to create side notes to the main content, I'm currently using list-items to do this. (In fact Arved Sandstrom answered the question I asked about my problem yesterday on comp.text.xml, thanks for the help). Ahhh

Re: FOP 0.20.0 Release now available

2001-08-12 Thread Arved Sandstrom
on this. Regards, Arved Sandstrom Fairly Senior Software Type e-plicity (http://www.e-plicity.com) Wireless * B2B * J2EE * XML --- Halifax, Nova Scotia - To unsubscribe, e-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] For additional commands, email

Re: embedded font problem (was: Re: FOP 0.20.0 Release now available)

2001-08-13 Thread Arved Sandstrom
At 09:59 AM 8/13/01 +0200, Keiron Liddle wrote: On Mon, 13 Aug 2001 03:27:37 Arved Sandstrom wrote: Confirmed, on all counts: 1) NPE running your 'dsrb2' example, something to do with the lazy font code it looks like; 2) 500 K file for 17 pages with your 'emp' example. I'm not familiar

Release Process Improvements, Versioning etc

2001-08-13 Thread Arved Sandstrom
Hi, all I invite everyone to submit ideas as to how we can improve the release process: versioning, builds and testing. It seems like almost everytime a 0.X.0 release comes out, there is almost instantaneously a showstopper bug that necessitates a 0.X.1 release, as happened this time. I

Re: XMLRenderer

2001-08-14 Thread Arved Sandstrom
be the default). I think that for a number of reasons it is useful to keep the debugging capability available. In any case, it would be nice to have a configurable xml diff utility that can be set up to ignore certain attributes. Regards, Arved Sandstrom Fairly Senior Software Type e-plicity (http

Re: FIX: XML Renderer doesn't generate 100% valid XML

2001-08-14 Thread Arved Sandstrom
Thank you, I'll get this up into CVS soonest. My fault in the first place. Regards, Arved Sandstrom At 09:27 AM 8/15/01 +1200, Struan Judd wrote: Specifically if you have any of ampersand, greater-than or less-than symbols in text they will not be escaped as per the XML spec. Correcting diff

RE: Release Process Improvements, Versioning etc

2001-08-15 Thread Arved Sandstrom
At 10:42 AM 8/14/01 +0200, Michel Lehon wrote: From: Weiqi Gao [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] On 13 Aug 2001 22:08:50 +, Arved Sandstrom wrote: ...I suggest that we mandate a code freeze starting N days before the release. At the start of the freeze I build a pre-release distro

Re: Fonts and reporting classes

2001-08-16 Thread Arved Sandstrom
that is not far off. 4. Just for curiosity, why isn't there a HTMLRenderer? Lack of interest? I wouldn't recommend production of HTML from FO myself. Regards, Arved Sandstrom Fairly Senior Software Type e-plicity (http://www.e-plicity.com) Wireless * B2B * J2EE * XML --- Halifax, Nova Scotia

Re: Problem reporting

2001-08-16 Thread Arved Sandstrom
At 10:22 AM 8/17/01 +1000, Darren Munt wrote: How do I report a problem that I have found in the latest FOP distribution? Right here, pretty much. Regards, AHS Fairly Senior Software Type e-plicity (http://www.e-plicity.com) Wireless * B2B * J2EE * XML --- Halifax, Nova Scotia

RE: Problem reporting

2001-08-16 Thread Arved Sandstrom
At 11:08 AM 8/17/01 +1000, Darren Munt wrote: I've tried that twice and been ignored twice, so I thought there must be some other channel to be used. I've been trying to say that the leader-length attribute is ignored if it has a percentage value instead of an explicit value. The leader.fo

Re: keep-with-next problem on multi column text

2001-08-28 Thread Arved Sandstrom
Hi, Bodo I'd be very happy to help. I'm badly sidelined due to work pressure, but there is always some time I can pry loose...I'd rather spend that time getting new developers up to speed. I'll review the source this evening and give you a synopsis of what we are facing here. Regards, Arved

Re: keep-with-next problem on multi column text

2001-08-29 Thread Arved Sandstrom
of what we are facing here. Regards, Arved Sandstrom At 12:18 PM 8/27/01 +0200, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: hi, i tried to use the keep-with-next property on a multi column page with some text blocks that normally fits on one page with 4 columns. my text consists of this sequence

Re: Markers

2001-08-30 Thread Arved Sandstrom
rendered that completely unusable. This is my number one priority, to get markers working. Initially not every FO that can have markers will actually support them, that will likely take until FOP 0.21 or 0.22 to complete. Regards, Arved Sandstrom Fairly Senior Software Type e-plicity (http

Re: newbie developer questions

2001-09-03 Thread Arved Sandstrom
At 02:45 PM 9/3/01 +0200, Erik Vanherck wrote: This design is proving to be no good when trying to implement more of the spec. So we are attempting to come up with a new design to layout the objects. We are in desperate need of developers who can contribute to the redesign. Hmmz, that does not

Re: Layout Redesign

2001-09-04 Thread Arved Sandstrom
At 11:51 AM 9/4/01 +0200, Keiron Liddle wrote: I think that I haven't explained some things very well. I have all these concepts in my head but its a bit difficult to write it in a coherent way, I need more pictures. (Reading it several times sounds like a bad sign :) I read the document through

Re: fop.jar

2001-09-05 Thread Arved Sandstrom
is not included in the distribution any more? Hi, Duncan Did you check inside the build/ directory? I deliberately moved the fop.jar into that directory, even for the binary distribution, so that the JAR would be in the same place as for builds from source. Regards, Arved Sandstrom Fairly Senior

Re: reference-orientation for block-container

2001-09-05 Thread Arved Sandstrom
gather that you are interested in working on this feature? :-) Regards, Arved Sandstrom Fairly Senior Software Type e-plicity (http://www.e-plicity.com) Wireless * B2B * J2EE * XML --- Halifax, Nova Scotia - To unsubscribe, e

Re: Design Tasks

2001-09-10 Thread Arved Sandstrom
At 10:56 PM 9/10/01 +0200, you wrote: Hi Keiron, I'd like to think about Layout Managers, but I'd be more than happy to bat ideas around with anyone else who's interested in that. Karen Well, you already know that I am interested in that, but I backed off because I thought you would want to

Re: A C XSL-FO processor

2001-09-11 Thread Arved Sandstrom
. If not, then I will. Regards, Arved Sandstrom Fairly Senior Software Type e-plicity (http://www.e-plicity.com) Wireless * B2B * J2EE * XML --- Halifax, Nova Scotia - To unsubscribe, e-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] For additional

Re: A C XSL-FO processor

2001-09-12 Thread Arved Sandstrom
At 04:32 PM 9/12/01 +1000, Peter West wrote: I concur with much of what you have said here, and I am much more comfortable in C than in Java. C++ I have always avoided. That said, I would personally prefer to pursue the Java development for career reasons - I have much more chance of getting

Re: ETA on 0.20.2

2001-09-18 Thread Arved Sandstrom
do really need to address markers. Thanks for the prod. Regards, Arved Sandstrom At 12:02 PM 9/18/01 +0200, Keiron Liddle wrote: We should probably have a 0.21 release sometime in the next two weeks. Things that will need doing are: - testing for any unnoticed problems - building and putting

Re: Performance

2001-10-01 Thread Arved Sandstrom
At 06:08 PM 10/1/01 +0900, you wrote: As Keiron said that performance increased with just using HashMap instead of Hashtable. How about using ArrayList instead of Vector? Well, it depends on how much Vector is used in FOP. Another thought is the way the FO tree and area trees are implemented.

Release Tomorrow Night

2001-10-02 Thread Arved Sandstrom
Hey, all Just got home after a very long day (it's coming up on 10 PM), so I'm going to knock out the FOP-0.20.2 release tomorrow evening. If I do it tonight I'll just make mistakes. Regards, Arved Sandstrom Fairly Senior Software Type e-plicity (http://www.e-plicity.com) Wireless * B2B

The Fates Speak

2001-10-04 Thread Arved Sandstrom
Hi, all The Open-Source gods yanked my network connectivity yesterday evening, at least for a few hours, so I'll take that as a signal to make no further announcements about a release date and just hustle to get it out there. No guarantees about this evening, since I know I will be back late,

Re: [vote] Merging JFor with FOP

2001-10-18 Thread Arved Sandstrom
me...a code contribution of this nature merits committer status, IMHO, plus Bertrand has been active on this list in any case. And we can always use more committers. Regards, Arved Sandstrom Fairly Senior Software Type e-plicity (http://www.e-plicity.com) Wireless * B2B * J2EE * XML --- Halifax

Re: [vote] Merging JFor with FOP

2001-10-19 Thread Arved Sandstrom
At 09:20 AM 10/19/01 +0200, Keiron Liddle wrote: On Thu, 18 Oct 2001 14:58:17 Stefano Mazzocchi wrote: would you like to accept jfor code and give Bertand Delacretaz committer status in order to perform the merging on the FOP code following the technical directions that the FOP dev community

Re: Warning: breaking cvs

2001-10-22 Thread Arved Sandstrom
Excellent! :-) When the dust has settled somewhat let us know. I have a few cycles and want to get back into it ASAP. Regards, Arved At 11:18 AM 10/22/01 +0200, Keiron Liddle wrote: I am going to break cvs. It will NOT work at all. You will not get any useful output. This will be the case for

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