[poppler] poppler 0.5 release coming up soon

Kristian Høgsberg krh at bitplanet.net
Mon Dec 5 12:06:18 PST 2005

Brad Hards wrote:
>>   - 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....

I was thinking we should just suck up the pain and implement these 
without using the toolkit wrappers.  Obviously command line parsing, 
data structures and all that is much easier with either Qt or glib, but 
I think it's worthwhile to keep these tools independent of those libs.


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