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From Vincent Hennebert <vincent.henneb...@anyware-tech.com>
Subject Re: Jimi dependency in FOP 0.95
Date Fri, 14 Mar 2008 11:20:27 GMT
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?

> The java-1.3 directory can equally be removed as well as 1.3-specific
> stuff in build.xml.


> On 12.03.2008 19:47:49 Vincent Hennebert wrote:
>> Likewise there is still a src/java-1.3 directory with image-related 
>> stuff. Can it be removed now (as well as any 1.3 specific stuff)?
>> Vincent Hennebert wrote:
>>> I have the following error message when trying to build the artifacts:
>>> /local/home/vhennebert/Fop/Release/Fop-0.95/0.95beta/build.xml:1237: A complete
binary build requires Jimi
>>> The release notes say that Jimi and JAI are no longer needed. So what’s 
>>> the real status?
>>> Thanks,
>>> Vincent
> Jeremias Maerki

Vincent Hennebert                            Anyware Technologies
http://people.apache.org/~vhennebert         http://www.anyware-tech.com
Apache FOP Committer                         FOP Development/Consulting

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