[Ftp-release] Poppler 0.13.0 (0.14 Alpha) released

Albert Astals Cid aacid at kde.org
Mon Jan 25 14:44:58 PST 2010

Available from

WARNING: This is a unstable release, it is actually 0.14 Alpha release, it 
should work like any release from the 0.10 branch, but do not blame us if it 
turns your printer into a broom.

Changes against the 0.12 branch:
	 * Improvements to Annotation rendering. Bug #23108
	 * Do not give an error when opening files without pages. Bug #24720
	 * Try to read streams without Length
	 * Do not crop the transformation matrix at an arbitrary value. Bug #25763
	 * Make poppler (optionally) relocatable on Windows
	 * Use a small object cache in GfxResources to cache GState objects
	 * Reduce the number of redundant pattern creations in the Cairo outputdev
	 * Use colToDbl() to avoid rounding error in the Cairo output device
	 * Fix problems with mask handling in the Cairo output device. Bug #8474
	 * Use a better scale down implementation in the Cairo output device
	 * Various optimizations to the Splash output device
	 * Add the possibility to use floats instead of doubles in Splash outputdev
	 * Write out fixed-content portion of Type 1 fonts in the PS output device
	build system:
	 * Improvements to the CMake build system
	 * Enable AM_SILENT_RULES by default in autotools
	 * Require glib 2.18
	 * Require GTK+ 2.14
	 * Make fontconfig optional with mingw compiler
	 * Remove makefile.vc
	 * Add support for file attachment annotations
	 * Improvements to the demo
	 * Use TextOutputDev to get TextPage when we haven't rendered the page
	 * Remove support for the Splash output device
	 * pdftoppm can now write to jpeg
	 * pdftoppm embeds the correct resolution in png and jpeg files
	 * Minor improvements to the tests

Testing, patches and bug reports welcome.


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