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Re: The future of Linux - architecture and package

Alan Cox wrote:

On Tue, Feb 21, 2006 at 06:29:55PM +0100, Mathieu Chouquet-Stringer wrote:
- xpdf         PDF file viewer for the X Window System.
Unusuably bad with most modern pdf files
Allow me to disagree here, I can forward you quite a bunch of recent pdfs
evince can't read or just render the wrong way.

I didn't say anything about evince, evince sucks too. I can give you pdfs
that xpdf takes a week to render and kdpf renders correctly in 2 seconds.

For example I've got the manual for a Canon camera that has a big "COPY"
sign in the background and that's the only thing evince renders (on all

Evince/xpdf/gimp and also print (but not view) in kpdf all mess up pdf files
which contain images with transparent backgrounds for one, so no suprises.
Curious how KPDF works on files better when Evince doesnt where both of them use poppler as the underlying library.

Fedora Bug Triaging - http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/BugZappers

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