krh at bitplanet.net
Wed Mar 2 00:45:22 EET 2005
Albert Astals Cid wrote:
> Hi, i think that is a good thing and i can ensure you that kpdf will make use
> of poppler as soon as possible.
That's great news. I've just ported evince over to poppler, which
helped me work out a couple of bugs in the installation. I created a
wiki page and released an updated tarball:
> Another thing that should be discussed is who is going to have write access,
> IMHO someone from each of the projects
> (evince/kpdf/¿gpdf?/all_other_things_that_have_a_copy_of_xpdf_inside) should
> have write access to the CVS.
Yes, that was the plan. Of course, we'll need to be a little more
careful now that several project will be sharing the same xpdf fork, but
I'm sure it'll work out.
> Moreover we are going to need a poppler mailing list or similar were we can
> talk about poppler issues as talking them in xdg ML is off-topic i suppose.
Yep, that'll be necessary too.
> P.D: I am glad that evince xpdf copy has my fix for CID fonts on Freetype >=
> 2.1.8 that means evince team is "spying" on what we do (as we are doing with
> what they do) and using the same xpdf lib will make that "spying" useless and
> give us more time to spend on other work :-)
Exactly! Less boring work and more time for implementing cool features!
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