[poppler] PDF Spec and reality, what to do?

Jeff Muizelaar jeff at infidigm.net
Thu Feb 7 12:21:55 PST 2008

On Thu, Feb 07, 2008 at 09:16:32PM +0100, Albert Astals Cid wrote:
> If you have a look at https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=14337 
> you'll find a PDF that has a name of more than 127 characters, that is the 
> most we parse because it's an "Implementation limit" as specified in Appendix 
> C of the specification.
> Although, if you open the said file with acroread, it works.
> So i suggest to apply the following patch effectively doubling the max 
> characters we accept as name length.

Maybe we should print a warning if it crosses the 127 limit in an effort
to help authors know that they've done something discouraged.


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