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From Jukka Zitting <ju...@apache.org>
Subject [ANNOUNCE] Apache PDFBox 1.5.0 released
Date Thu, 03 Mar 2011 15:09:03 GMT
The Apache PDFBox community is pleased to announce the release of
Apache PDFBox version 1.5.0. The release is available for download at:

    http://pdfbox.apache.org/download.html

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


Release Notes -- Apache PDFBox -- Version 1.5.0

Introduction
------------

PDFBox is an open source Java library for working with PDF documents.

This is an incremental feature release based on the earlier 1.x releases.
This release contains many improvements and fixes especially related to
performance, resource usage and fault-tolerance.

For more details on these changes and all the other fixes and improvements
included in this release, please refer to the following issues on the
PDFBox issue tracker at https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/PDFBOX.

Improvements

  [PDFBOX-274] PDFDocument.save is really slow
  [PDFBOX-917] Read non-conforming PDFs (attached) without throwing ...
  [PDFBOX-928] added NPE protection which occurred when reading corrupt PDFs
  [PDFBOX-947] Avoid using temporary files in PDJpeg
  [PDFBOX-948] Don't use temporty files by default for all PDF sizes

Bug Fixes

  [PDFBOX-202] Error on text extraction: java.lang.IndexOutOfBoundsExceptio
  [PDFBOX-328] PDFTextStripper not handling some Japanese
  [PDFBOX-578] NPE NullPointerException in PDPageNode.getCount
  [PDFBOX-706] CFFParser.readCharset java.lang.IllegalArgumentException
  [PDFBOX-708] Failed to create Type1C font. Falling back to Type1 font
  [PDFBOX-713] PDFont fails to close Font File.
  [PDFBOX-797] NPE in PDPageNode
  [PDFBOX-920] PDFStreamEngine.processEncodedText fails on UTF-16 text
  [PDFBOX-925] ExtractText china pdf ,but pdfbox distinguish Korea,The ...
  [PDFBOX-935] Text not extracted with PDFBox 1.4
  [PDFBOX-938] Wrong extracted text using PDFBox 1.4
  [PDFBOX-939] Lost whitespaces when extracting Arabic text
  [PDFBOX-941] extracting Japanese characters gives garbage
  [PDFBOX-942] Image quality improvements
  [PDFBOX-945] PDFBOX may not depend on plattform encoding
  [PDFBOX-946] RandomAccessBuffer shoud be created empty
  [PDFBOX-949] ExtractText returns junk
  [PDFBOX-952] getParent method of class PDField doesn't consider both ...
  [PDFBOX-959] Text extraction slow and /tmp fills upwith AWT font files
  [PDFBOX-960] Null Pointer Exception when Annotation is missing the Subtype

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
https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/pdfbox/KEYS.

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
------------------------------------

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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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