[poppler] poppler 0.5 release coming up soon
bradh at frogmouth.net
Mon Dec 5 11:48:07 PST 2005
On Tuesday 06 December 2005 06:35 am, Kristian Høgsberg wrote:
> Did I miss anything? Albert and Brad, did you guys finish the work on
> the Qt bindings you mentioned in irc?
The Qt bindings are OK. I am currently looking at a problem where our
detection of a file being linearized may be broken.
> I think we should just go with the "uneven means unstable" versioning
> convention, so once we're happy with 0.5, we release 0.6.0 and make a
> 0.6 branch. So what's the plan for 0.5? I'm open to suggestions, but
> here's a few ideas:
I'm OK with that.
> - Add a set of xpdf compatible command line tools that links against
> libpoppler.so so distributions wont have to ship xpdf to get the
> pdftops, pdftotext etc utilities.
I have pdffonts clone in qt4 already. Doing them without playing favourites
with toolkits might be a pain....
> - Improve gradient support to let backends fill gradients instead of
> breaking them down into solid color polygons.
> - Selection by words and lines (double and triple click drags).
> - Get Qt bindings to a point where kpdf can start using them.
Finishing off the arthur backend could be the work of a lifetime....
There are a few more document metadata things that could be useful for UI apps
(eg opening to a specific page, turning off UI elements) that I'm going to
Per document attachment support
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