Common xpdf version for GNOME and KDE

Rahul Sundaram rahulsundaram at
Sat Jan 29 11:43:00 EET 2005

--- Tobias Koenig <tokoe at> wrote:

> Hi,
> since GNOME and KDE developer experienced that the
> xpdf developer(s)
> don't accept external patches, but the original
> version of xpdf is quite
> limited and is missing a lot of usefull code, I'd
> like to suggest a
> common version of the xpdf sources hosted on
> Developer from the GNOME and KDE project could put
> all their environment
> independent extensions there, so that we don't have
> to reinvent the
> wheel over and over again.
> Furthermore a common-xpdf mailing list for
> discussion would be quite
> usefull.
> Ciao,
> Tobias

well, redhat and others are working on  a gnome
document viewer capable if viewing pdf,ps, dvi and
possibly other formats without using xpdf

I heard from one of the developers that it will be
available along with the release of fc4

so this might change a few things

Rahul Sundaram

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