[poppler] poppler/gilib: poppler_page_find_text() returns wrong PopplerRectangle
politza at hochschule-trier.de
Thu Jan 26 23:36:09 UTC 2017
Kenji Okimoto <okimoto at clear-code.com> writes:
> I'm confusing that I cannot use PopplerRectangle returned by
> poppler_page_find_text() with poppler_page_get_text_for_area().
Yes, that's clearly a mistake. The origin of the y-coordinate of a
returned or accepted rectangle varies from function to function.
But it seems also hard to fix in retrospect, because existing programs
depend on this behaviour.
It could be documented, as a starting point.
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