Carlos Garcia Campos
carlosgc at gnome.org
Thu Mar 24 00:57:38 PDT 2011
Excerpts from Albert Astals Cid's message of mié mar 23 20:12:05 +0100 2011:
> A Dimecres, 23 de març de 2011, jose.aliste at gmail.com va escriure:
> > Hi list,
> > So we are discussing how we can join efforts to start adding poppler
> > agreements that I want to share with you so you can add comments/
> > regards/ questions/ etc. These are by no mean sealed plans, I only try
> > to account for a summary of the discussion we had yesterday in IRC.
> > The basic plan is:
> > 1. To start a "plain core js" API in C++ that will use poppler core
> > API and will follow as close as possible the PDF JS API 
> > 2. Each frontend, glib and qt, can then decide how they will bind
> > these API to their frontends.
> > Notes:
> > a) Of course, will coding 1, we will need to add functionality to core
> > poppler that is not there yet, like for instance, support for
> > b) the plain core js api in 1 should be probably very easy, as it
> > should wrap more or less directly from the core poppler, but we choose
> > this way so the code can be shared by Okular and Evince.
> > c) Just for completness, I give more details about the glib frontend,
> > in which I plan to hack: Our idea in 2) is to wrap the "plain core
> > js" api into a GObject API, and then use the automatic
> > from Webkit).
> > That's more or less it. Comments/questions/rants/patches welcome.
> Two comments:
> * Cool :-)
> * Unless you are blazingly fast implementing this it won't be in 0.18.
> Schedule below
Yeah, schedule is not a problem, we are not in a hurry.
> * Apr 4 Poppler 0.17.0 (0.18 Alpha)
> * May 2 (+4 weeks) Poppler 0.17.1 (0.18 Beta)
> * May 16 (+2 weeks) Poppler 0.17.2 (0.18 Beta 2)
> * May 30 (+2 weeks) Poppler 0.17.3 (0.18 RC)
> * Jun 27 (+4 weeks) Poppler 0.18.0
> We accept new features until Beta 2. Afterwards it's just bugfixing.
> > Greets
> > José
> > @Carlos, Pino, if I forget something (or I got something wrong),
> > please add it here.
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Carlos Garcia Campos
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