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Re: replacement for kpdf for kde 4.X?

El Domingo, 8 de Febrero de 2009, Arthur Marsh escribió:
> Anyway, I was lead to believe that kde 4.X would not be slower than kde
> 3.5.X.

You are comparing Okular with KDPF, aren't you? This doesn't have to do with 
comparing KDE 3.5 with KDE 4.x. Okular started with the KPDF codebase, but 
it's really different in many ways. For example, Okular uses libpoppler to 
render PDFs, but KPDF uses xpdf.

> What is the best way to achieve a fast, fully-documented pdf reader for
> kde 3.5.X under Debian?

That depends on what you mean with "for KDE 3.5.x". If you mean a PDF reader 
done with KDE 3 libraries, then it's KPDF. However, I strongly recommend 
Okular, as it's a better application in general. Even if it uses KDE 4 
libraries, it's perfectly usable on a KDE 3 desktop. I've been using it since 
a _lot_ time ago, and to me it's perfectly stable. Although I understand that 
if you found one important PDF for you that makes Okular choke, then you will 
have a bad impression.

I suggest that you use Okular, and report bugs that you find. Also note that 
the PDF you linked to is badly served (blame Microsoft's IIS), since it 
says "Content-Type: .PDF", instead of application/pdf.

Alex (a.k.a. suy) | GPG ID 0x0B8B0BC2
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