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GNU PDF project leaves FSF High Priority Projects list; mission complete!

Oct 08, 2011, 14:00 (2 Talkback[s])

"The goal of the GNU PDF project from its beginning in 2007 was to provide a complete implementation of the emerging ISO standard for PDF, ISO 32000-1. We've had free software PDF viewers for a long time, but at the time most of them didn't support newer PDF features like annotations and forms.

We're happy to report that libpoppler, the most common PDF library on GNU/Linux, has matured its support for these and other PDF features -- a move that means every free software user can have PDF software with capabilities that were until recently exclusive to proprietary software.

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