Name: J. Pietschmann
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Recent blog entries by pij

Broaden the scope:

  • Have another look at layout in FOP HEAD.
  • Check for some bug fixes in the maintenance branch

The interesting stuff

  • Take another stab to get the XInclude processor into XML commons. It wouldn't hurt to make an XNI wrapper and perhaps a real Xerces plugin configuration. This requires some more XNI study, I guess. Lift some code from the Cocoon XIncluder. Target: 2003-8
  • Get some work done on a validation SAX filter.
  • Make the Spell checker a sourceforge project. Ask people for lexicon contributions
  • Initial upmark of the lexicon
  • Build the lexicon management application
  • Get the Eclipse spell checking plugin ready: Target: 2003-6
  • Get the POS classification into the dictionary
  • Add hyphenation
  • Port patgen.web to Java+Unicode
  • Streamline the FOP hyphenator and factor out some code to be used from elsewhere. Ask whether Jakarta Commons would house a text utility module.
  • Get the word parser ready for production. Add to the spell checker. Target: 2003-7
  • Take another look at NL parsers. Target: much later

OK, fixes for keep-related bugs and marker probles are scratched for now. The concept for improvements of error messages by providing document locations seems to need some rework for HEAD.

  • Exceptions are underutilized. Should this be changed?
  • The back pointer for areas to generating FO needs to be set consistently. How to check for this?

FOP is near a new release milestone.
Todo:

  • Use the Locator to get source file positions, extend exceptions and log messages to use this.
  • Check for more keep related bugs.
  • Fix potential marker problems.
 

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