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From Patrick Wright <pdoubl...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Preflight/Sandbox release
Date Tue, 15 Oct 2013 20:01:52 GMT
Hi Andreas,

thanks for the response. I apologize for the delay, I was only able to look
at the code in question just now.

The issue in [1] does appear to be what I am waiting for. I'm not sure if
there are other bug fixes in trunk which might affect my code - I had
tested against a fixed revision, 1497458, which I checked out some weeks
ago. I am hoping to use the classes in the preflight package to validate
via preflightDocument.validate(). In my hand-rolled tests against that
revision the validation appeared to be working correctly.

On Thursday I will be able to run some tests again and see what exactly is
missing in 1.8.2 which I might (kindly) beg to pull into 1.8.3. For the
time being, I have the go-ahead to work against a fixed revision if
necessary until changes are released.

Thanks again,

[1] https://issues.apache.org/**jira/browse/PDFBOX-1564<https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/PDFBOX-1564>

On Sat, Oct 12, 2013 at 3:22 PM, Andreas Lehmkuehler <andreas@lehmi.de>wrote:

> Hi,
> Am 11.10.2013 12:19, schrieb Patrick Wright:
>  Hi
>> I wrote a small proof-of-concept for generating PDFs with PDFBox a few
>> weeks ago and everything went great.
> Good to hear that, we like success stories :-)
>  As I need to work with PDF/A documents I would like to use the validation
>> routines in the preflight package, and another class (PDOutputIntent) to
>> set some metadata related to color profiles.
> I guess you are talking about the changes in [1], aren't you?
>  I'm wondering if there are fixed plans for a release including these new
>> features? I tested against the tip of trunk and everything worked fine,
>> but
>> I'd prefer to deploy using an official release instead of a snapshot.
> We don't have any fixed plans, but I'm pretty sure that we will cut a
> bugfix
> release 1.8.3 in a couple of weeks and I guess it should be possible to
> include
> the changes of [1].
>  TIA,
>> Patrick
> BR
> Andreas Lehmkühler
> [1] https://issues.apache.org/**jira/browse/PDFBOX-1564<https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/PDFBOX-1564>

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