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From Robert Meyer <rme...@hotmail.co.uk>
Subject [VOTE] Merge Temp_PCLSoftFont branch with trunk
Date Tue, 04 Aug 2015 15:33:06 GMT
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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