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Re: Bug#451799: new evince cannot display Japanese characters correctly

clone 451799 -1
retitle 451799 evince should depend on poppler-data
reassign -1 wnpp
retitle -1 RFP: poppler-data -- Encoding data for the poppler PDF rendering library
block 451799 by -1

* Package name    : poppler-data
  Version         : 0.1.1
  Upstream Author : Adobe, Red Hat
* URL             : http://poppler.freedesktop.org/
* License         : non-free, see below
  Programming Lang: None
  Description     : Encoding data for the poppler PDF rendering library

This package contains the encoding data needed to view some PDF
documents with libpoppler.

The copyright is the following:
    Copyright 1990-1998 Adobe Systems Incorporated.
    All Rights Reserved.
    Patents Pending
    NOTICE: All information contained herein is the property of Adobe
    Systems Incorporated.
    Permission is granted for redistribution of this file provided
    this copyright notice is maintained intact and that the contents
    of this file are not altered in any way from its original form.
    PostScript and Display PostScript are trademarks of Adobe Systems
    Incorporated which may be registered in certain jurisdictions.

However I don't think there is anything copyrightable in these files;
they only contain series of numbers that describe the mappings. Do you
people think it could be suitable for main?
(Please follow-up on -legal only for licensing discussions.)

Ondrej, are you willing - if the legal problems are settled out - to
package it? Otherwise I guess me or any of the co-maintainers could do
it, the packaging is absolutely trivial.

Le lundi 19 novembre 2007 à 02:25 +0900, Hideki Yamane a écrit :
>  New evince package displays Japanese characters wrong. Broken.
>  Please see attached image file, one is opened CP-06.pdf with evince 
>  (Screenshot-CP-06.pdf.png), and another is with Adobe Reader (shows 
>  fine). I heard same problem from other people on IRC.

The new poppler version needs some specific files that contain some
mappings between Unicode and other encodings, which are in a separate

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