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From Jeremias Maerki <...@jeremias-maerki.ch>
Subject Re: Jimi dependency in FOP 0.95
Date Mon, 17 Mar 2008 09:01:08 GMT
On 14.03.2008 12:55:06 Vincent Hennebert wrote:
> Hi Jeremias,
> Jeremias Maerki wrote:
> > On 14.03.2008 12:20:27 Vincent Hennebert wrote:
> >> Jeremias Maerki wrote:
> >>> The new image loader framework doesn't use Jimi at all anymore. In
> >>> theory, the whole old image handling classes can now be removed. It
> >>> simply hasn't been done, yet. Deprecation is probably not necessary in
> >>> this case as it is not recommended to use the old image stuff separately.
> >>> I wanted to keep the old stuff for reference for a while but I don't
> >>> think we need it anymore. So the note in the release notes means that
> >>> Jimi isn't needed/used at runtime anymore. The changes in the build are
> >>> just not done, yet.
> >> Do you want to keep the old framework during the beta phase? If not, can 
> >> you please remove it?
> > 
> > I'll remove it, sure. Do you want me to do it in the release branch or
> > in trunk?
> Please do it in the branch. Otherwise people who want to build 0.95beta 
> from the sources will stumble upon this issue and may be confused. 
> Morevover it will be very easy to merge the changes back to the Trunk 
> thanks to svnmerge. While if we have to setup svnmerge also on the 
> branch the two won’t play very well together. I can take care of the 
> merges back to Trunk. Thanks!



Jeremias Maerki

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