Passing fonts in memory Was: [poppler] Kpdf patches status

Albert Astals Cid tsdgeos at
Mon May 2 15:20:24 PDT 2005

A Dilluns 02 Maig 2005 03:04, Jeff Muizelaar va escriure:
> On Mon, May 02, 2005 at 12:25:34AM +0200, Albert Astals Cid wrote:
> > A Dilluns 02 Maig 2005 00:12, v?reu escriure:
> > > 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 no?
> I am sure it is faster, I just wonder if it makes a noticable
> difference. I do agree that loading the fonts from memory does seem more
> elagant. Although I do also wonder how it impacts memory usage.

I'll try to do some measurements this weekend or earlier if i get enough free 


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