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From Glenn Adams <gl...@skynav.com>
Subject Re: svn commit: r1234877 - in /xmlgraphics/fop/trunk: examples/embedding/java/embedding/ examples/embedding/java/embedding/atxml/ src/java/org/apache/fop/cli/ src/java/org/apache/fop/render/ src/java/org/apache/fop/render/awt/ src/java/org/apache/fop
Date Mon, 23 Jan 2012 18:21:13 GMT
I'm disturbed that such a change has been committed without a public
discussion of the merits, risks, etc., of making such a breaking change.

Please revert this commit, conduct a public discussion, then, based on the
results, implement the consensus. I have no idea if there is a consensus
for this change without having a discussion.


On Mon, Jan 23, 2012 at 9:15 AM, <mehdi@apache.org> wrote:

> Author: mehdi
> Date: Mon Jan 23 16:15:23 2012
> New Revision: 1234877
> URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=1234877&view=rev
> Log:
> Moved the FOUserAgent into the constructor of the Renderers
> This breaks the public API but for good reasons:
> 1) the user-agent is essential for configuring the renderers
> 2) instantiation of the constructor is always followed by call to
> "setUserAgent()" (in the examples)
> 3) simplifies the API and reduces mutability of the Renderers

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