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Re: [docbook] Status of PDF output with DocBook + XSL + FO?
- From: "Robert P. J. Day" <rpjday at mindspring dot com>
- To: Stefan Seefeld <seefeld at sympatico dot ca>
- Cc: docbook at lists dot oasis-open dot org
- Date: Fri, 10 Oct 2003 11:30:59 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: Re: [docbook] Status of PDF output with DocBook + XSL + FO?
On Fri, 10 Oct 2003, Stefan Seefeld wrote:
> Stephane Bortzmeyer wrote:
> > On Wed, Oct 08, 2003 at 04:00:33PM +0200,
> > Peter van Heusden <email@example.com> wrote
> > a message of 21 lines which said:
> >>output using the XSL stylesheets (and xsltproc). I tried creating
> >>PDF from FOs using FOP,
> > Since FOP requires non-free software, I use jade + JadeTeX when I need
> > PDF and it works for me.
> does it ? Hmm, RH did a great deal of work to make some of the java
> stuff from apache compile with gcj (http://sources.redhat.com/rhug/).
> So if fop still requires any non-free java runtime, that state shouldn't
> last long :-)
> But I didn't try recently...
clearly not a docbook-related question, but i've been using xsltproc+FOP
to generate my PDF output for quite some time now, with the addition of
sun's jdk 1.4.2. FOP is still incomplete, but getting better all the
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