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From Jukka Zitting <ju...@apache.org>
Subject [ANNOUNCE] Apache FontBox 1.0.0 released
Date Tue, 16 Feb 2010 16:39:41 GMT
The Apache PDFBox community is pleased to announce the first release
of Apache FontBox version 1.0.0. The release is available for download


See the full release notes below for details about this release.

Note that a regression related to the way certain font encodings are
handled was detected after this release was prepared. See PDFBOX-619
for the details. A fix to this issue will be included in a 1.0.1 patch
release in near future.

Release Notes -- Apache FontBox -- Version 1.0.0


Apache FontBox is an open source Java library for working with PDF fonts.

The most notable changes in this release are the upgrade to Java 5, added
support for Adobe CFF/Type2 fonts and switch of the build system from Ant
to Maven. For more details, please refer to the following issues on the
PDFBox issue tracker at https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/PDFBOX:

  [PDFBOX-542] Support for Adobe CFF/Type2 fonts
  [PDFBOX-572] Upgrading PDFBox (incl. JempBox and FontBox) to use Java 5 ...
  [PDFBOX-608] Bug in CMap implementation
  [PDFBOX-613] Adobe CFF/Type2 font additions

See the Apache PDFBox website at http://pdfbox.apache.org/ for more
information about PDFBox and FontBox.

Release Contents

This release consists of a single source archive packaged as a zip file.
The archive can be unpacked with the jar tool from your JDK installation.
See the README.txt file for instructions on how to build this release.

The source archive is accompanied by SHA1 and MD5 checksums and a PGP
signature that you can use to verify the authenticity of your download.
The public key used for the PGP signature can be found at

About Apache PDFBox

Apache PDFBox is an open source Java library for working with PDF documents.
This project allows creation of new PDF documents, manipulation of existing
documents and the ability to extract content from documents. Apache PDFBox
also includes several command line utilities. Apache PDFBox is published
under the Apache License, Version 2.0.

For more information, visit http://pdfbox.apache.org/

About The Apache Software Foundation

Established in 1999, The Apache Software Foundation provides organizational,
legal, and financial support for more than 100 freely-available,
collaboratively-developed Open Source projects. The pragmatic Apache License
enables individual and commercial users to easily deploy Apache software;
the Foundation's intellectual property framework limits the legal exposure
of its 2,500+ contributors.

For more information, visit http://www.apache.org/

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