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Subject: Re: [xsl] XSL-FO to PDF conversion speed
From: Liam R E Quin <liam@xxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 29 Sep 2013 21:03:41 -0400

On Sun, 2013-09-29 at 12:46 +0200, Jesper Tverskov wrote:

> I'm wondering why my FOP 1.0 conversion to a PDF file of just 2 pages
> is so slow. We are talking about 5 seconds.

Some of that will probably be JVM startup.

There are ways to mitigate that (e.g. nailgun) or you could maybe run
FOP from a servlet.

Without timings, though, it's hard to guess.


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