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From Andreas Lehmkuehler <andr...@lehmi.de>
Subject Re: Shrink pdfbox.jar
Date Sat, 02 Mar 2013 13:34:16 GMT
Am 27.02.2013 18:41, schrieb Maruan Sahyoun:
> what about setting up some kind of ideas page for PDFBOX 2.0 where we could put together
potential
 > improvements e.g. new parser (if still needed), layered lib (core, apps) …. 
We could also move parts
 > into a sandbox to work on it but to keep it separate from working code.
Good idea, but we have to find a suitable place for that "idea page".

> I will have some time again to work on core parts.
Good to hear that!

> BR
>
> Maruan Sahyoun
>
>
> Am 27.02.2013 um 18:23 schrieb Andreas Lehmkuehler <andreas@lehmi.de>:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> Am 01.02.2013 13:11, schrieb Thomas Chojecki:
>>> Hallo,
>>> the actual size of the pdfbox is nearly 3.8 MB.
>>> 2.8 MB of the filesize are "waste" with fonts and additional resources for fonts.
>>>
>>> Is it possibile to move that 2.8 MB of resources to the fontbox? For my purpose
>> I'm afraid it isn't, those are not part of Fontbox but of PDFBox.
>>
>>> of signing and verifying documents I don't need the fontbox and that resources.
>>> The only two resources that are needed for parsing a document are the
>>> glyphlist.txt and additional_glyphlist.txt
>>>
>>> So the pdfbox will shrink to a size of about 1 MB.
>> We already started a discussion on splitting PDFBox up into smaller parts to
>> minimize the footprint for different scenarios, see [1]. Unfortunately no one
>> found some cycles to push it further.
>>
>>> Best regards
>>> Thomas
>>
>>
>> BR
>> Andreas Lehmkühler
>>
>> [1] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/PDFBOX-586

BR
Andreas Lehmkühler


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