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Re: Ghostscript 6.0

On Wed, 8 Mar 2000, Branden Robinson wrote:

> > AFAIK pdftotext is included in xpdf - it's not part of gs 5.5. The differences
> > between 5.10 and 5.50 are not that big and I do not want to risk a stable 
> > package just for being up to date. 
> Eh?  There would be no real code changes at all.  As I understand it, the
> license on 5.5 is all that has changed.  So why not move it from non-free
> to main for potato?

The Release Notes of GNU ghostscript 5.50 say:

The content of GNU Ghostscript 5.50 is Aladdin Ghostscript 5.50 with two

        - Approximately a dozen bug fixes that were posted on the Web site
        after the release.

        - The expanded URW++ fonts with the full Adobe PostScript 3
        character set (the additions are mostly Eastern European


A "No" uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a
"Yes" merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
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