Adding FOP Support to xmlto to fix PDF generation (Bug 147472)

Gavin Henry ghenry at
Tue Feb 8 18:51:13 UTC 2005

<quote who="Rudi Chiarito">
> On Tue, Feb 08, 2005 at 11:30:05AM -0700, Trever L. Adams wrote:
>> FOP lacks many features, and it seems no one has touched it since 2003.
>> Are you sure you really want to add it?
> Sad, but true: for my DocBook documents, despite it having serious
> problems with some indexterm elements, the DSSSL toolchain still
> produces better output than the alternatives.
> As to FOP, it's not dead, it just smells funny. I think there's a
> rewrite in progress.

It does have some good security features, like stopping printing/editing
etc., but why you would do that for a free software guide, I don know.

And, saying that, I couldn even build html with the same stylesheet,

Maybe itś not worth the effort.

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