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From Clay Leeds <the.webmaes...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Merge Temp_PCLSoftFont branch with trunk
Date Wed, 05 Aug 2015 13:54:13 GMT
+1

Best regards,

Clay Leeds # 714-796-6881

On Aug 4, 2015, at 8:33 AM, Robert Meyer <rmeyer@hotmail.co.uk> 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
> 
> 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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