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Re: Latest XML Apache FOP Release; SVG Support Therein

From: Tobias Reif <tobiasreif@yahoo.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Aug 2000 03:28:15 -0700 (PDT)
Message-ID: <20000815102815.7873.qmail@web4803.mail.yahoo.com>
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--- Arved Sandstrom <Arved_37@chebucto.ns.ca> wrote:
> Hi, all
> 
> Another committer reminded me to send this.
> 
> FOP 0.14.0 has just been released.  This release
> introduces important 
> new functionality, some of which is described below.
> 
> The amount of SVG support, operating as a
> special-purpose processor for SVG 
> namespace elements within an
> fo:instream-foreign-object, is extensive, to say 
> the least.
>  
> We are well on the way to releasing a FOP 1.0 late
> this year which has full 
> Extended Conformance with the XSL FO spec. SVG ->
> PDF (and likely other 
> output formats; currently our AWT Viewer also
> displays rendered SVG) is, and 
> will be, a primary graphics mechanism in FOP.
> 
> Regards, Arved Sandstrom
> FOP Release Coordinator
> 
> Items worked on since 0.13.0 release:
> 
> - pagination updated to 03/27/2000 XSL WD
> - added support for fo page-number-citation
> - added support for 06/29/2000 SVG WD + W3C Java DOM
> bindings
> - added image support using Jimi
> - added support for external and internal
> simple-links
> - added support for the fonts Symbol and
> ZapfDingbats
> - added a MessageHandler
> - added XalanCommandLine
> - added: fo:instream-foreign-object
> - updated: AWT viewer supports - with some
> restrictions - the new SVG
> 
> Senior Developer
> e-plicity.com (www.e-plicity.com)
> Halifax, Nova Scotia
> "B2B Wireless in Canada's Ocean Playground"
> 


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