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From Chris Bowditch <bowditch_ch...@hotmail.com>
Subject Re: AFP Renderer
Date Mon, 09 Aug 2004 10:59:45 GMT
Townsend, Pete wrote:

> Dear FOP Developers,
> 
> Could you let me know whether you'd be interested in adding a AFP renderer
> to the project. I really think it would be worthwhile as many enterprise
> scale projects use AFP printing and being able to use a formatted object so
> they can be rendered as AFP or PDF is very advantageous.

Yes, yes, yes! Couldnt agree more. AFP would be very useful.

> 
> I'd be grateful if someone could respond as I only have a limited window of
> opportunity to get the code into the public domain. Once I move on to the
> next project it is unlikely to happen.

I suppose you based the AFP Renderer on the maintenance code (0.20.5)? A shame 
since no more releases will be done from this branch. It may be possible to 
modify the patch to work with the current development code (CVS HEAD)

The patch process is fairly straight forward. Use a CVS client to generate a 
difference file between the CVS code and your code. If you based your AFP 
Renderer on the maintenance code then be careful, you will be to do a 
difference against the branch fop-0_20_2-maintain. Then submit a new bugzilla 
entry with title [PATCH] and attach (not copy & paste) the difference file to 
the bugzilla entry.

Chris

P.S: I never saw your original post. Dont know how it slipped past me.


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