[mapserver-dev] [vote] Call for vote on RFC98

thomas bonfort thomas.bonfort at gmail.com
Fri Sep 20 00:51:28 PDT 2013

Passed with +1 from MikeS, StephanM, TomK, JeffM, SteveW, SteveL and ThomasB

I'll be merging this into master in the coming days.


On 5 September 2013 18:57, Lime, Steve D (MNIT) <Steve.Lime at state.mn.us> wrote:
> A belated +1... --Steve
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> From: mapserver-dev-bounces at lists.osgeo.org [mailto:mapserver-dev-bounces at lists.osgeo.org] On Behalf Of thomas bonfort
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> Subject: [mapserver-dev] [vote] Call for vote on RFC98
> Devs,
> I would like to call for vote on RFC98
> http://mapserver.org/development/rfc/ms-rfc-98.html. In addition to the text rendering overhaul, that branch will also pull in the following changes:
> - RFC99 GD removal
> - Removal of deprecated annotation layers
> - added some compiler annotations to warn for unused return values
> - added some compiler annotations to indicate likely/unlikely branch conditions (to help the optimizer)
> - renamed the WITH_THREADS cmake flag to WITH_THREAD_SAFETY to better indicate its role
> There are still a couple of points I would like to address before the
> 7.0 release (namely cleaner handling of BITMAP fonts (more to come on this later on), and maybe revisiting the font/glyph caching), but in any case the code is usable right away and passes all tests.
> I'll start with my +1.
> regards,
> thomas
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