Wednesday, May 30, 2007

poppler 0.6 Release Candidate 1 released

Today i released poppler 0.5.9 aka 0.6 Release Candidate 1, this is the first time i do a release on the poppler project, so hope i did it right :-D

Changes include:
- Merge xpdf 3.02 changes
- Qt4 frontend is not marked anymore as unstable
- Support for Sound objects
- Support for Opening/Closing page actions
- Support for page duration
- Improve PS Tokenizer performance thanks to Scott Turner
- Various speed ups by Krzysztof Kowalczyk
- Beginning of Interactive Form support by Julien Rebetez
- xpdfrc is no longer used for anything
- Add AbiWord output device and pdftoabw program by Jauco Noordzij
- Fix security issue MOAB-06-01-2007
- Lots of bugs fixed

Testing, patches and bug reports welcome.

We are targetting 27th June for 0.6 release, but that may slip depending on feedback from this release.


Ian said...

Forms is one of the only reasons I have Adobe Reader installed. Hooray!

Rafa said...

Just wondering... Is the bug that i was supposed to fix already fixed? :P

Albert Astals Cid said...

@rafa: No