Quoting Hideki Yamane (email@example.com): > Hi list, > > I'm worry about CJK Debian users will not be able to read PDF with > poppler-data in default Debian Desktop environment. > > Now, in etch, if you want to view Japanese PDF file, you'll install > xpdf-japanese and cmap-adobe-japan1 and cmap-adobe-japan2 package, > then launch evince (default GNOME PDF viewer) or something. > > But evince was changed. We need poppler package (depends on libpoppler-glib3) > to view PDF files, and if you want to view Japanese PDF file, you > also need to install poppler-data - but it is NOT in Debian yet. > > > Yes, poppler-data is non-free one, but many PDF needs Adobe CMap to > show CJK characters... so many non-English (especially CJK) Debian > users are affected. > > If lenny is released in this condition, CJK Debian Desktop users > cannot view PDF files by default (maybe they just googling and find > any solutions for this, but it's clue). > > I hope our Debian users (at least over 2000, see default font in Debian > Japanese Desktop in popcon, http://qa.debian.org/popcon.php?package=ttf-vlgothic) > would feel good when they use Debian. How do we deal with this issue? > Please let me know... > > And I deal with this by making local package and use it. > It is ITPed (see #453172), but not uploaded yet. So, sponsors are welcome :) > see http://bugs.debian.org/453172 and you can get it from mentors > repository at http://mentors.debian.net/debian/pool/non-free/p/poppler-data/poppler-data_0.2.0-1.dsc . > > Or Junichi Uekawa (dancer, you know pbuilder author) suggest other way > to fix this issue. See http://bugs.debian.org/481134 > He'll go to debconf8 (I cannot go), so please discuss him how to fix > this issue. I'm just uploading your package right now. Hope this will help a little bit catching this issue. Of course, solving it with free packages and software would be better.
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