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From Miao Fan <miao....@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Why org.bouncycastle.* packages were specified as mandatory in the manifest in the pdfbox-1.5.0.jar
Date Thu, 23 Jun 2011 13:31:50 GMT
Hi Thomas,

I totally agree with you. We have a small project and won't need any
encryption. The simple solution would be mark them as optional in the
manifest file. Also the version of 'export' plugins are not versioned which
make us can't import these plugins based on version.

Anyway, just curious how I could submit a bug?


On Thu, Jun 23, 2011 at 8:52 AM, Thomas Chojecki <info@rayman2200.de> wrote:

> Zitat von Miao Fan <miao.fan@gmail.com>:
>  Hello,
> Hi Miao,
>  I downloaded pdfbox 1.4 and 1.5 recently, and found the manifest in the
>> downloaded jars contains mandatory dependencies of org.bouncycastle.*
>> plugins which should not. I have to modify wrapper it by removing them
>> from
>> manifest to use. I want to confirm if that's a bug and if yes, how to
>> submit
>> a bug against it?
> Some functionality of the pdfbox need the BC. I would also prefer to remove
> this dependancy because BC is a heavy weight library and do not harmony with
> a small pdf library.
>  B.T.W, adding org.bouncycastle.* plugins is not option for us now since it
>> needs to get legal approval etc to get them in.
> I found out that the PDF Encryption need the library. So only for encrypted
> pdf documents.
> Maybe someone can rewrite the code of the *.pdmodel.encryption.* and use
> only the java cryptography extension (JCE)
>  Thanks,
>> Miao
> Best regards
> Thomas

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