Common xpdf version for GNOME and KDE
luis.villa at gmail.com
Sat Jan 29 15:58:42 EET 2005
evince uses xpdf internally as well, see:
On Sat, 29 Jan 2005 01:43:00 -0800 (PST), Rahul Sundaram
<rahulsundaram at yahoo.co.in> wrote:
> --- Tobias Koenig <tokoe at kde.org> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > since GNOME and KDE developer experienced that the
> > xpdf developer(s)
> > don't accept external patches, but the original
> > version of xpdf is quite
> > limited and is missing a lot of usefull code, I'd
> > like to suggest a
> > common version of the xpdf sources hosted on
> > freedesktop.org.
> > Developer from the GNOME and KDE project could put
> > all their environment
> > independent extensions there, so that we don't have
> > to reinvent the
> > wheel over and over again.
> > Furthermore a common-xpdf mailing list for
> > discussion would be quite
> > usefull.
> > Ciao,
> > Tobias
> well, redhat and others are working on a gnome
> document viewer capable if viewing pdf,ps, dvi and
> possibly other formats without using xpdf
> I heard from one of the developers that it will be
> available along with the release of fc4
> so this might change a few things
> Rahul Sundaram
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