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From "Arved Sandstrom" <Arved...@chebucto.ns.ca>
Subject RE: We've exposed FOP as a Web Service
Date Fri, 13 Sep 2002 23:54:41 GMT
Nice work, and very fine advertising for Fop also. Thanks. I gave it a shot
and it worked very well.

Regards,
AHS

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Darren Barefoot [mailto:darren.barefoot@capeclear.com]
> Sent: September 13, 2002 9:40 AM
> To: fop-user@xml.apache.org
> Subject: We've exposed FOP as a Web Service
>
>
> Hi,
> I thought the list might be interested in a new Web service we've just
> released at CapeScience. Called FOPService, its a Web service
> implementation of the FOP project at Apache. See below for the complete
> description, or go to
> http://www.capescience.com/webservices/fop/index.shtml for more details.
> There's a Web interface to the service at
> http://live.capescience.com/FOPService/index.html.
>
> The FOP service is a Web service implementation of the Apache FOP
> project (http://xml.apache.org/fop/), which "is the world's first print
> formatter driven by XSL formatting objects and the world's first output
> independent formatter." The Web service has one operation, which takes
> two parameters: a formatting object tree (coded in an XML file) and the
> output format that you would like to render this tree into. The
> formatted output is then returned to the client. Both the input
> formatting object tree file and the return file are handled as MIME
> attachments. The kinds of output formats that the FOP project (and
> therefore our Web service) can handle are still in development, but the
> best supported formats are PDF, PCL, and PostScript.
>
> Thanks. DB.
>
> Darren Barefoot
> Technology Evangelist
> CapeScience - Cape Clear's Developer Support Network
> http://www.capescience.com
>


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