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Re: Status of docbook to pdf toolchain on Fedora?



On Wed, 2005-12-21 at 20:11 -0500, John Ellson wrote:
> David Malcolm wrote:
> > On Wed, 2005-12-21 at 21:43 +0000, Tim Waugh wrote:
> >   
> >> On Wed, Dec 21, 2005 at 01:29:07PM -0500, John Ellson wrote:
> >>
> >>     
> >>> I gather from a 2004 thread in fedora-docs-list that the toolchain was 
> >>> moving to fop,
> >>> but I don't see any fop yet in core or extras.
> >>>       
> I grabbed the latest FOP trunk from svn, but it still seems to have
Sun 
> dependencies. 

There is an C alternative to FOP:
http://xmlroff.sourceforge.net/news.html

xmlroff (http://xmlroff.org) is an XSL Formatter written in C that
produces PDF and PostScript. xmlroff 0.3.0 builds solely on open source
software since it no longer supports a PDFlib backend. It also plays
well with GNOME desktops since it uses Pango and the new PangoXSL
library

As I don't use XSLFO now, but I did in the past with FOP, I didn't test
this, but looks more attractive and lightweight (libxslt philosophy)
than FOP.

-- 
Marius Andreiana


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