Google's Summer of Code Project Proposal: Implementing auto table layout

This page is the draft of a project proposal that could be made at Google's Summer of Code. The goal is to gather the key points, the main issues and to sketch a timeline for the project.


The project is to implement the auto table layout in Apache Fop. Other features may be added to the list depending on the time estimates.

Work to be done

Proposed goals

Primary goals

Secondary goals


  1. Documentation phase: 4 weeks
    • FOP source code
    • XSL-FO specification
  2. Basic auto table layout implementation : 3 weeks
  3. Extensive changes to the whole layout engine : 7 weeks

GoogleSummerOfCode2006/ImplementingAutoTableLayout (last edited 2009-09-20 23:52:45 by localhost)