[pmwiki-users] Re: PmWikiDraw - A new future?
franz.pfoertsch at brose.net
Mon Mar 14 03:16:09 CST 2005
I didn't use PmWikiDraw on my productiv wiki, because it is an pmwiki v1.
I wrote some mail about expanding the PmWikiDraw (svg/library/..) to you.
The JGraphPad looks very nice, but does it have to much functions?
For me it also have not to be backward compatible.
> I'm not sure how many people use PmWikiDraw if any! But I'm currently
> trying to decide where it should go :)
> Originally I ported TWikiDraw from the TWiki project, which was based
> around JHotDraw 5, but I then upgraded the codebase to support java
> swing, allowing for fancy things such as line formatting etc, which
> sat on top of JHotDraw 6. But as I add more features I'm taking it
> closer and closer to JGraphPad, http://www.jgraph.com/jgraphpad.html .
> This project appears to have a lot more community support and has
> many more import/export abilities, it also supports UML etc much more
> natively than PmWikiDraw currently does.
> I'm considering leaving PmWikiDraw2 where it is, and launching
> PmWikiDraw3 based around JGraphPad, I just wanted to ask if people
> thought this was a good or a bad idea :) The main problem is that
> JGraphPad + JhotDraw use completely different file formats, I could
> possibly write some conversion routines but I couldn't guarantee that
> these would work 100% because they both use different concepts. I
> *really* like a lot of the features in JGraphPad, and although I could
> spend time building these into PmWikiDraw, it would perhaps be more
> beneficial to just move platforms... answers on a post-card please :)
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