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From Chris Bowditch <bowditch_ch...@hotmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Merge Temp_PCLSoftFont branch with trunk
Date Mon, 10 Aug 2015 12:25:09 GMT
Hi Rob,

Thanks for developing this useful addition to PCL Renderer.

+1

Thanks,

Chris

On 04/08/2015 16:33, Robert Meyer wrote:
> Hi All,
>
> This is a vote to merge the temporary branch for adding PCL soft font 
> support to FOP trunk.
>
> What this allows for are TrueType fonts to be converted into a PCL 
> native font format. This moves FOP away from using AWT and rasterized 
> characters allowing for PCL output to potentially be generated over a 
> cloud, better rendering quality and smaller documents. Other font 
> formats will still be rasterized but TrueType will now default to 
> being converted for PCL output.
>
> If you want to give it a try please do. The branch can be found here:
>
> http://svn.eu.apache.org/repos/asf/xmlgraphics/fop/branches/Temp_PCLSoftFonts 
> <https://svn.eu.apache.org/repos/asf/xmlgraphics/fop/branches/Temp_PCLSoftFonts>
>
> This vote wll last 6 days (as I'm unavailable this weekend) and will 
> conclude next Monday.
>
> Here is my +1.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Robert


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