Saturday, 18 May 2013

Re: Ubuntu Touch: Poppler or MuPDF as PDF renderer

On 05/18/2013 07:17 AM, Steve Langasek wrote:
> Hi Till,
>
> On Fri, May 17, 2013 at 01:25:12PM +0200, Till Kamppeter wrote:
>> So Ghostscript is out of the question here as it is large and the PDF
>> interpreter is written in PostScript. Poppler has the advantage of
>> having a long history and so it should deal best with quirky files.
>> MuPDF is written with lightweightness in mind, is the only free software
>> which allows filling and saving PDF forms,
>
> This doesn't sound accurate to me - I've used evince before (which is
> poppler based) to fill out PDF forms and save them. Maybe this should be
> checked?

See

https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/evince/+bug/1153517

Till



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