[poppler] pdftohtml: extract non-jpeg mask as a PNG
Albert Astals Cid
aacid at kde.org
Sat Mar 10 08:30:48 PST 2012
El Dissabte, 10 de març de 2012, a les 17:16:15, Ihar `Philips` Filipau va
> On 3/10/12, Albert Astals Cid <aacid at kde.org> wrote:
> >> I have made a patch to popper to extract image masks as PNGs.
> >> Confusingly, being in slightly wrong frame of mind, I have attached it
> >> to this bug - https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=32340
> >> What is the official process submitting patches to poppler?
> > You attach the patch to a bug where it makes sense, i.e. not where you
> > attached it.
> > Please open a new bug and attach it there.
> Done: https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=47186
> > Thanks for the patch :-)
> poppler is welcome to accept it, so that I do not need to struggle
> with other barely maintained pdf2xml tools. ;)
> BTW, does the pdftohtml has an official maintainer?
I'm the poppler maintainer by extension the pdftohtml maintainer, but to be
honest i'm not very much intereste in it.
> I want to try to work on my word breaking problem:
> but the code in question has pretty scary TODO attached:
> // TODO: the following line assumes that text is flowing left to
> // right, which will not necessarily be the case, e.g. if rotated;
> // It assesses whether or not two characters are close enough to
> // be part of the same string
> and I want to know whether there are objections against me simply
> turning the constant used to control word break into a variable.
If you can provide code that works better, and it's not much more difficult to
maintain, that's always welcome.
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