Inasmuch as I couldn’t get a ✓, tick, check,
✓, U+2713, CHECK MARK, call it what you will, into PDF on Ubuntu 8.04 with Antenna House V5, I had to find a font with it and tell the formatter where to find the font. Continue reading “I get a tick out of U”
Inasmuch as the W3C Japanese Language Task Force’s “Requirements for Japanese Text Layout” Note was released last month, my article about it, “Designing Japanese documents“, is now available from tcworld magazine. Continue reading “Designing Japanese documents”
Inasmuch as my proposal was accepted, I will be presenting about XSL 2.0 features and progress at XML-in-Practice 2009 on 30th September in Arlington, VA, USA.
Making a poster about XSLT usage in xmlroff for XML Prague, the fun moment was replacing the uses of “xmlroff” with the xmlroff logo.
Continue reading “Sizing a graphic to the font size in XSL FO”
The W3C XSL FO subgroup is working towards XSL-FO 2.0. The first public working draft of the XSL-FO 2.0 Requirements document was published at http://www.w3.org/TR/xslfo20-req/ back in March. The best way for the Requirements document, and an eventual XSL-FO 2.0, to reflect peoples’ needs is for people to read the document and provide feedback.
Two of the best ways for you to provide feedback about XSL-FO and the requirements for XSL-FO 2.0 are:
The call for participation for the XSL FO 2.0 Workshop in Heidelberg, Germany on 18th October, 2006, is at http://www.w3.org/Style/XSL/2006-Workshop/. Now to find the justification (for the sake of the organisers) and the cheap hotel (for my own sake) necessary for me to get there!