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Re: Formatting Engines

From: Christian Geisert <christian.geisert@isu-gmbh.de>
Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2002 20:38:08 +0200
Message-ID: <3D88C810.8020704@isu-gmbh.de>
To: www-xsl-fo@w3c.org

Sebastian Rahtz schrieb:
> On Wed, Sep 18, 2002 at 10:22:17AM -0400, Cindy Hunt wrote:
>>I have heard RenderX's XEP product mentioned a lot and I was 
>>wondering if any of you more seasoned XSL-FO developers could tell me 
>>what the advantages of using it are.
> I don't think there is any mystery. XEP is a more mature
> product, supporting more of the XSL FO spec than FOP. That
> is not to say that FOP will not one day  implement all
> the missing bits, but as of now XEP is definitely
> more production-ready. XEP and Antenna House formatters
> are the leading implementations, and are unfortunately
> both commercial. However, they also both give access
> to versions you can use to assess them, so you can try
> them without commitment.

And what about PassiveTeX ;-)

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