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From Jeremias Maerki <...@jeremias-maerki.ch>
Subject [VOTE:RESULTS] Finalized API - Merge Temp_API_Finalization branch back into Trunk
Date Sat, 25 Mar 2006 11:26:37 GMT
1. 5 +1
2. 4 +1, 1 0

Ok, so I'll do the merge soon, maybe today.

On 21.03.2006 15:23:26 Jeremias Maerki wrote:
> We need to finish the API discussion once and for all, especially since
> we need to get another release out of the door soon. I'm happy with the
> API as described in [1] and implemented in the Temp_API_Finalization
> branch, except for one item handled separately below. Thanks to Simon
> for cleaning up the branch and rewriting the examples.
> 
> 1. I'd like to propose merging back the Temp_API_Finalization branch
> back into Trunk.
> 
> +1 from me (I can do the actual merge)
> 
> 
> 2. This is somewhat detached from point 1 above, so I put it in a second
> item. Jess Holle asked in [2][3] to leave the existing Fop constructors
> intact. ATM, only one is deprecated. In D8 in [1], I proposed to
> deprecate all Fop constructors.
> 
> I thought some more about this and I'm for drawing a clean line. So:
> 
> +1 from me for deprecating all Fop constructors, even if it means that
> some people have to adjust their code. After all, we're still on
> beta-level and have clearly indicated that the API isn't stable, yet.
> 
> Removing the reflection code from Jess' example, it looks like this:
> 
>     Fop fop = new Fop("application/pdf");
>     fop.setOutputStream(out);
>     DefaultHandler defaultHandler = fop.getDefaultHandler();
> 
> With the revised API, this will need to be changed to this:
> 
>     Fop fop = FopFactory.newInstance().newFop("application/pdf", out);
>     DefaultHandler defaultHandler = fop.getDefaultHandler();
> 
> Simon's deprecating setOutputStream() gives me the impression that he'd
> be in favor of that, too, but obviously I can't speak for him. But it
> points in the same direction.
> 
> 
> [1] http://wiki.apache.org/xmlgraphics-fop/ApiDesign
> [2] http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/xmlgraphics-fop-dev/200602.mbox/%3c43E86C88.2050308@ptc.com%3e
> [3] http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/xmlgraphics-fop-dev/200602.mbox/%3c43E8A17C.6060409@ptc.com%3e
> 
> Jeremias Maerki



Jeremias Maerki


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