Bug 869806 - jeuclid
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: jeuclid (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Brennan Ashton
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2012-10-24 16:30 EDT by Stefan Seefeld
Modified: 2014-02-05 17:50 EST (History)
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Description Stefan Seefeld 2012-10-24 16:30:10 EDT
Description of problem:

fop / jeuclid-fop still don't support MathML.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

jeuclid-fop 3.1.3-16

How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. Take an arbitrary MathML document (or DocBook with embedded MathML) and attempt to translate it into pdf via fo.
2. fop will generate a document that doesn't contain any rendering of the math expressions.
Actual results:

Empty spaces

Expected results:

Valid math expressions

Additional info:

This is the same issue as issue 703896 (which was closed as Fedora 14 is no longer maintained).
Meanwhile, I was looking at other distributions, as I heard that fop would work fine there. I found the ubuntu package for jeuclid at http://packages.ubuntu.com/lucid/all/libjeuclid-fop-java/download, and extracted the relevant jar file from it. With that, fop appears to work perfectly fine. 
I'd recommend that you clone the latest version from debian (http://packages.debian.org/sid/libjeuclid-fop-java), such that Fedora users can use fop with documents containing MathML, too.

Comment 1 Brennan Ashton 2012-10-24 17:25:09 EDT
Unfortunately it is not that easy due to issues in upstream packaging. I had forgotten about this package, but I will see what I can do in the next week.
Comment 2 Stefan Seefeld 2012-11-07 11:34:20 EST

any news on this ? *Please* don't ignore that again until the Fedora version it was reported against becomes obsolete. It's a shame that this has dragged on for so many years already !

Comment 3 Brennan Ashton 2012-11-07 12:41:23 EST
I'll get it done today. I'm pulling down the sources today, I have not packaged a source using maven. Also the debian packaged for this has been messed up in the past, last time I submitted bug reports against them for this. It's not that simple. Upstream code is not particularly clean including some code that AFAIK includes Apple licensed code which has to be patched out.
Comment 4 Stefan Seefeld 2012-11-14 16:30:49 EST
Ping ?
Comment 5 Stefan Seefeld 2012-12-12 10:02:32 EST
Ping again ?
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