[poppler] Kpdf patches status

Albert Astals Cid tsdgeos at yahoo.es
Sun May 1 15:25:34 PDT 2005

A Dilluns 02 Maig 2005 00:12, vàreu escriure:
> On Sun, May 01, 2005 at 03:44:24PM +0200, Albert Astals Cid wrote:
> > I've modified http://freedesktop.org/wiki/Software_2fpoppler to have KPDF
> > - poppler integration status table
> I little while ago I looked at the 'Optimization of font handling'
> patch and was sort of overwelmed by it's size. It would make reviewing
> much nicer if it could be broken up into separate parts. If not I can
> still try to make my way through it when I get time.
> One of the things I still don't understand is why type1 fonts are still
> done with temp files. Also are there any numbers that show that this
> patch makes any difference?

I can try to make it in smaller parts but it's not that easy.

Well files are not beign written to file and read from there, instead of that 
they are beign passed in memory, i think that has to have some speed reward 

> The "one line CJK patch". This patch is probably ok to apply but isn't
> it more just a work around for a freetype bug?
Hmmm, i'd say no, i don't think it's fine to do a cast to FT_OutlineGlyph when 
using only FT_LOAD_DEFAULT because that can return a bitmap that is obviously 
not an outline, no?

> I committed the 'Patch for allocation size'. This one just slipped
> through.

> The fontconfig patch is also probably ok to commit but we should really
> be doing font matching using font descriptors (I don't know whether they
> are manditory...)
Font descriptors? I think i'm lost here

> -Jeff

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