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From Patrick Lanphier <pmlanph...@artemisgroup.com>
Subject RE: Why is FO(P) a superior model than what most proprietary too ls propose
Date Wed, 01 May 2002 15:14:18 GMT
We are considering this strongly.  I just had a conversation with a couple
of members of management here which were very positive.

Patrick Lanphier
The Artemis Group
http://www.artemisgroup.com
phone: 814-235-0444
  fax: 800-582-9710

On Tue, 30 Apr 2002, Kilmer, Erich wrote:

> I would also be interested in understanding more on the viability of FOP as
> a reporting tool. What are people's thought on this?
> Thanks,
> Erich
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Patrick Lanphier [mailto:pmlanphier@artemisgroup.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, April 30, 2002 4:34 PM
> To: fop-user@xml.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Why is FO(P) a superior model than what most proprietary
> tools propose
>
>
> We are considering using FOP in place of JReports or any other reporting
> tools.  More needs to be written on how to use Cocoon and FOP as a true
> report writer.  Any help would be great.  I'm currently working with Corda
> in hopes that they will change the SVG format to inlining so that it can
> be easy used with FOP.  If any of you would like to talk to them about
> this that would be great.
>
> Patrick Lanphier
> The Artemis Group
> http://www.artemisgroup.com
> phone: 814-235-0444
>   fax: 800-582-9710
>
> On Tue, 30 Apr 2002, J.Pietschmann wrote:
>
> > Patrick Andries wrote:
> > > Alex McLintock wrote:
> > >> I don't know about an industry analysts study of XSL:FO but we ought
> > >> to be able to come up with case studies for people who have
> > >> successfully used FOP.
> > > I think this is crucial. I found nothing of the sort.
> >
> > There was recently an announcement on the cocoon list that
> > a major NASA site (KSC, i believe) is being redesigned
> > using Cocoon 2 (includes FOP) and will going online soon.
> > Perhaps some details regarding FOP usage there could be
> > asked for.
> >
> > Apart from this, for my job I found XSLFO superior to
> > the various proprietary reporting tools (rather expensive
> > stuff). It's just me, though.
> >
> > J.Pietschmann
> >
> >
> >
> >
>


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