[poppler] evas support for poppler
vtorri at univ-evry.fr
Mon Jan 9 13:12:04 PST 2006
> > Some comments:
> > 1) in the configure.ac, i've only tested if evas and ecore are installed.
> > I've not add some --disable-evas. Should I add it ?
> It would be nice as all the other frontends seem to have it.
ok, i'll add it
> > 3) I don't know what licence to use. What should I use ?
> Well, you have to use GPL or GPL-compatible, since poppler is GPL, i don't
> know what is the license of evas, but i hope it to be GPL compatible, if not
> we have a problem there
It's BSD, so I think that it's GPL-compatible. At least, one told me that
there is no problem at all.
> > 5) all the utf8 stuff is not supported, simply because I have no idea on
> > how to manage it
> That can/should be improved in the future, are you commited to try to
> mantain/improve evas frontend?
I'm ready to maintain the evas frontend.
> > I have tested the binding and even made a widget for one of the toolkit,
> > and it seems to work great. Btw, that library is quite good.
About the licence, it seems that i have to add also the widgets in
poppler, as there is some licence problem with poppler and the toolkits.
I've already written one of the two. I need to add some checks to
> > Vincent
> > On Wed, 28 Dec 2005, Brad Hards wrote:
> > > On Wednesday 28 December 2005 07:07 am, Vincent Torri wrote:
> > > > I would like to have your comments, remarks, etc.. about how to improve
> > > > the code, and what i have to do for it to be committed (if the
> > > > developpers are interested, of course)
> > >
> > > I have some detailed comments, but the big question is whether you are
> > > willing to maintain it? I don't see any real problem with having evas
> > > bindings in the tree, and they don't need to offer the same capabilities
> > > as glib or qt or whatever, but they do need to be maintained if they are
> > > going to keep working.
> > >
> > > Detail stuff (based on a really quick review)
> > > * Must have appropriate copyright (i.e. recognise the source of the code,
> > > and license your changes)
> > > * Ideally would have some documentation
> > > * Some of the function names look strange (eg document_is_copiable()
> > > probably should be something like document_is_copyable()).
> > > * There is a hardcoded path in the test app that will only work for you.
> > > * The patch / tarball has a lot of generated files (libraries and object
> > > files, dependencies). Please leave those out - they cannot be committed
> > > to CVS and are only applicable to your configuration.
> > >
> > > Brad
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