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From Andreas Lehmkühler (JIRA) <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Commented: (PDFBOX-679) Corruption of Arabic output due to Japanese bug fix
Date Tue, 06 Apr 2010 17:07:34 GMT

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Andreas Lehmkühler commented on PDFBOX-679:
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With version 931224 the converter isn't used if an unicode mapping is given.

@Yigal: Please test that version, if possible. I guess it is easier for you to check the result,
as I'm not able to read arabic.

> Corruption of Arabic output due to Japanese bug fix
> ---------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: PDFBOX-679
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/PDFBOX-679
>             Project: PDFBox
>          Issue Type: Bug
>    Affects Versions: 1.1.0
>            Reporter: Andreas Lehmkühler
>         Attachments: zzz.pdf
>
>
> The recent Japanese bug fix in org.apache.pdfbox.pdmodel.font.PDFont
> defines a set of encoding names that are given special CJK treatment. This set is too
broad. For example, it stipulates that the 'Identity-H' encoding should be processed as JIS.
> We have Arabic PDFs where compound Arabic glyphs use the 'Identity-H' encoding. In pdfBox
1.0.0 they used to output Arabic but now they output garbage, because the Arabic unicode data
is sent to the CJK converter.
> I've copied that description from the users mailing list [1]
> [1] http://markmail.org/thread/w5iof5hr3yqhthsp

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