Re: intent to do a poppler transition
Hubert Chan <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 2006-10-02 12:54:12 -0400 Frank Küster <email@example.com> wrote:
>> But the way I would approach this is: Look at existing projects that
>> include a copy of xpdf code, and are non-gui. Besides pdftex, that's at
>> least pdftohtml, but I think there was one more in Debian (recalling
>> faintly from one of the rounds of security patches to xpdf).
> Maybe it was PDFKit (libpdfkit0,libpdfkit0-dev)? PDFKit uses poppler
> for the non-gui stuff, and embedded xpdf code for the gui stuff,
> because porting to poppler for the gui stuff was too hard for me. (I
> know, it's an ugly hack, but it works.) So any non-gui xpdf
> vulnerabilities won't affect PDFKit.
Ah, but that means that you would also be interested in continued
support of poppler for a non-gui, backend-free library? Are you also
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