Need to update release notes for Xprint module/Xprt

RESOLVED WONTFIX

Status

P1
critical
RESOLVED WONTFIX
18 years ago
11 years ago

People

(Reporter: masaki.katakai, Assigned: roland.mainz)

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Linux

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Description

18 years ago
I understand we should update the following page
according to the currect implementation,

 http://www.mozilla.org/projects/intl/xprint/release.html
(Reporter)

Comment 1

18 years ago
Assign to Roland.
Assignee: katakai → Roland.Mainz
QA Contact: Roland.Mainz → katakai
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Comment 2

18 years ago
Wow... I never thought that there is such a page... :-)

Any suggestions what we should include into that page ? Tobias/Jay ?

Accepting bug...
Severity: enhancement → critical
Status: NEW → ASSIGNED
Priority: -- → P1
Hardware: PC → All
Summary: need to update release notes for Xprt → Need to update release notes for Xprint/Xprt
Target Milestone: --- → mozilla0.9.2
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Comment 3

18 years ago
ToDo:
- the URL should be http://www.mozilla.org/projects/intl/xprint/
- Add links to patches for Solaris 7/8
- Add links to X.org sources and instructions how to build libXp/Xprt binaries
- Add links to Linux x86 Xprt binary + config tar.gz + RPM
- Add comment that Xfree86 CVS and binaries build from it are broken
- Xprint/Xprt FAQ
- Mozilla Xprint module FAQ/troubleshooting
- Add BugZilla query link to all open Xprint module bugs
- Planns/Roadmap/Future of Xprint in Mozilla

How can I modify the page without CVS access ?
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Comment 4

18 years ago
Does anyone know how I can browse the CVS _dir_ for the xprint module docs ?
http://lxr.mozilla.org/mozilla-org//html/projects/intl/xprint/ does not work...
;-(
I'd like to know which files are "there" and what info they contain...
Summary: Need to update release notes for Xprint/Xprt → Need to update release notes for Xprint module/Xprt
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Comment 5

18 years ago
CC:'ing endico to get some help with this issue...

Comment 6

18 years ago
pushing out. 0.9.2 is done. (querying for this string will get you the list of
the 0.9.2 bugs I moved to 0.9.3)
Target Milestone: mozilla0.9.2 → mozilla0.9.3
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Comment 7

18 years ago
Uh... BAD. Retargeting to milestone 0.9.4... - but increating priority for this
one.
Severity: critical → blocker
Target Milestone: mozilla0.9.3 → mozilla0.9.4
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Updated

18 years ago
Severity: blocker → critical
Target Milestone: mozilla0.9.4 → ---

Comment 8

18 years ago
Created attachment 47941 [details]
cvs version 1.3 of mozilla-org/html/projects/intl/xprint/release.html
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Comment 9

17 years ago
I am currently building a FAQ available under
http://puck.informatik.med.uni-giessen.de/people/gisburn/work/xprint/Xprint_FAQ.txt
Comments welcome...
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Comment 10

17 years ago
How can get get checkin permission to the WWW docs at http://www.mozilla.org/ ?
Mozilla 1.0 already released.
do we already has an updated Xprt release notes?
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Comment 12

17 years ago
Arthit Suriyawongkul wrote:
> Mozilla 1.0 already released.
> do we already has an updated Xprt release notes?

I am sorry, I do not have any Mozilla-specific yet.

I have a FAQ
(http://puck.informatik.med.uni-giessen.de/people/gisburn/work/xprint/Xprint_FAQ.txt)
and some quickguides
(http://puck.informatik.med.uni-giessen.de/people/gisburn/work/xprint/quickguide_hebrew_iso_8859_8.txt
+
http://puck.informatik.med.uni-giessen.de/people/gisburn/work/xprint/quickguide_koi8_r.txt).
I started to hack a couple of new docs for Mozilla's Xprint module (mainly
covering design) but I was servely hit by hordes of emails with questions,
congratulations, suggestions, complains, bug reports (the Xprt binary tarball
(e.g. fixed version of /usr/X11/bin/Xprt) for Linux x86
(http://puck.informatik.med.uni-giessen.de/download/xprint_linux_x86_006.tar.gz)
was downloaded 3722 times since the release of mozilla 1.0 until today); in
parallel I am working on http://xprint.mozdev.org/ (that's one step to
contribute my Xprt (Xprint server side) fixes back to X.org), I am trying to
give instructions to two other vendors who want to ship their own Xprt servers
for their platforms, some new fixes for Xprt, a TrueType font engine and
TrueType font download (e.g. Type42/Type11) and I am doing some development on
Mozilla's Xprint module (see meta bug 149768 ("Make Xprint not suck in
MachV/NS7"); the dependicies for this bug should be put into release notes for
mozilla's Xprint module... they are all fixed in todays "trunk" and I hopefully
get approval for 1.0.1 that we ship Netscape 7 with a perfectly working Xprint
module).

I wish someone would employ me for this stuff that I could spend more time into
it...
thanks Roland, your FAQs really help :)
(Assignee)

Comment 14

17 years ago
Arthit Suriyawongkul wrote:
> thanks Roland, your FAQs really help :)

Mhhh, thanks! :)
Comments, contributions etc. for the FAQ/docs are welcome...

BTW: You may try tomorrows "trunk" builds (or build from todays CVS) ... the
fontmetrics code has been improved a lot in the last three days (see the
dependicies in bug 149768).
I've done some tests with a 100 DPI iso10646-1 BDF font and the results look
(very[1]) good (arabic, hebrew, thai, japanese, chinese etc.) ... :)

[1]=depends what you expect from a bitmap font... having TrueType iso10646-1
fonts and/or PS Type1 fonts (for specific encodings like hebrew) gives far
better results (however my Linux Xprt does not support TrueType yet)
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Updated

17 years ago
Depends on: 170291
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Comment 15

16 years ago
endico:
Requesting permission for creating a new dir under
mozilla-org/html/projects/xprint (Xprint module has grown beyond the "intl"
area) and build a whole new set of docs there, please ?

Comment 16

16 years ago
go ahead with mozilla-org/html/projects/xprint. Add an item for it 
in mozilla-org/html/index.html with a short description of the
project.
(Assignee)

Comment 17

16 years ago
I am mainly "done" with creating the first version of the new Xprint module
pages under http://www.mozilla.org/projects/xprint/ -
comments/feedback/rants/etc. very welcome... :)
Any work is going on here or can the bug get closed?
(Reporter)

Comment 19

12 years ago
Hi Henrik,

Yes, could you please close this bug report. Thank you!!
Closing bug as WONTFIX.
Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 12 years ago
Resolution: --- → WONTFIX
Product: Core → Core Graveyard
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