should FOP require JDK1.2.x?
Erik James Freed
ejfreed at infocanvas.com
Mon Sep 20 17:18:27 BST 1999
I am sure you all realize this, but by going to 1.2 I believe that you leave
all those who for one reason or another are using Microsoft Java. Not sure
this situation is a temporary one or not.
This does not constitute a recommendation even though I use MS Java for its
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-xml-dev at ic.ac.uk [mailto:owner-xml-dev at ic.ac.uk]On Behalf Of
> David Brownell
> Sent: Sunday, September 19, 1999 9:03 PM
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> Subject: Re: should FOP require JDK1.2.x?
> James Tauber wrote:
> > 3. Java 2D / Printing. I'd like Fop to be able to print and display on
> > screen directly without PDF as well as with and Java 2D /
> Printing would be
> > the obvious way to do this. The modular nature of Fop would enable me to
> > perhaps distribute a separate 1.2 application to do this and
> leave the core
> > as 1.1
> I certainly like the idea of direct Java2D output!
> > Incidently, from 0.10.0 I've been compiling with a 1.2.2
> compiler but only
> > using 1.1 libraries. Does anyone know if this will still cause
> problems for
> > people using 1.1. (ie should I go back to using a 1.1 compiler).
> I'd encourage using the 1.2 compiler; there were some code generation bugs
> with the 1.1 compiler that cause problems in various cases you
> really don't
> want to have to debug.
> - Dave
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