xmlgraphics-fop-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From bugzi...@apache.org
Subject DO NOT REPLY [Bug 52477] FOP always uses the same prefix for embeded font
Date Wed, 18 Jan 2012 08:16:33 GMT

--- Comment #4 from quamis <quamis+asf@gmail.com> 2012-01-18 08:16:33 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #3)
> 2) We use the deterministic trait of the prefixes in our testing framework. The
> value of having a comprehensive test suite is far greater than making the code
> change for this scenario.

That why i was saying that a command-line switch to disable the "randomized"
behavior should exist. The change seemed trivial enough.

> I understand that none of the above particularly helps you, but we can't very
> well go changing FOP to accommodate nuanced bugs in ghostscript.
> Mehdi

I understand that, but generating the same sequence over and over just seems to
be a compromise for easier automated testing, not for an actual working&tested

For now we'll go on by using pdftk, which seems to handle multiple
fonts-same-name case correctly, but its too bad one would have to use 3
different applications all with their own quirks and bugs and usage patterns
simply because the standard isn't very clear for a specific issue, and that
issue could easily be fixed by any of the 2 applications involved in this

Configure bugmail: https://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/userprefs.cgi?tab=email
------- You are receiving this mail because: -------
You are the assignee for the bug.

View raw message