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Revision 339, 4.6 kB (checked in by jerome, 16 years ago)

Improved PCL3/4/5 autodetection for some Xerox drivers.

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3pkpgcounter : a generic Page Description Language parser
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5(c) 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 Jerome Alet <alet@librelogiciel.com>
6This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
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20=============================================================================
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22pkpgcounter News :
23
24  * 1.82 :
25 
26    - Fixed PCL3/4/5 parser to detect recent Xerox drivers' output.
27   
28  * 1.81 :
29 
30    - Improved the gs+Acrobat Reader fix done in 1.78.
31   
32  * 1.80 :
33 
34    - Added support for Zenographics ZjStream input format.
35   
36  * 1.79 :
37 
38    - Fixed a small problem in PostScript parser with dvips output.
39   
40  * 1.78 :
41 
42    - Launches gs less often when printing is done from Acrobat
43      Reader.
44   
45  * 1.77 :
46 
47    - Fixed some problems with the code introduced in 1.76.
48   
49    - Improved PCLXL parser's speed by almost 10%.
50   
51  * 1.76 :
52 
53    - Improved the PCLXL parser wrt undocumented tags.
54   
55    - Preliminary support for Kyocera Prescribe commands.
56   
57  * 1.75 :
58 
59    - Added preliminary support for Canon ImageRunner's "LIPS" or "UFR"
60      (I don't know which) Page Description Language.
61     
62  * 1.74 :
63 
64    - Fixed a problem in the retrieval of named media sizes in PCLXL.
65   
66    - Changed copyright years.
67   
68  * 1.73 :
69 
70    - Fixed duplex detection code in PCL3/4/5 parser.
71   
72    - Fixed PCLXL detection code.
73   
74    - Fixed retrieval of custom media types' names in PCLXL.
75   
76    - Added inactive code to compute ink coverage ala PrintBill.
77   
78  * 1.72 :
79 
80    - Improved heuristic to detect when ghostscript has to be used to do
81      the parsing.
82   
83  * 1.71 :
84 
85    - Now uses ghostscript as the parser when the PS stream was created by a
86      particular MSWindows driver.
87   
88    - Only complains about Psyco missing at install time, and stays
89      quiet when running without Psyco.
90     
91  * 1.70 :
92 
93    - Fixed some PJL escaping issue in the PCLXL and PCL3/4/5 parsers.
94   
95  * 1.69 :
96 
97    - Improved PCL3/4/5 parser.
98   
99    - Improved PCLXL parser wrt PJL stuff.
100   
101  * 1.68 :
102 
103    - Improved PostScript parser.
104   
105  * 1.67 :
106 
107    - Improved PostScript parser.
108   
109    - Improved PCL3/4/5 parser.
110   
111  * 1.66 :
112 
113    - Improved PCLXL parser.
114   
115    - Improved PCL3/4/5 parser.
116   
117  * 1.65 :
118   
119    - Improved PostScript parser.
120   
121    - Improved PCL3/4/5 parser.
122   
123  * 1.64 :
124   
125    - Improved PCL3/4/5 parser.
126   
127  * 1.63 :
128 
129    - Now handles PJL statements to extract number of copies, duplex mode
130      and paper size in the PCLXL and PCL3/4/5 parsers.
131   
132  * 1.62 :
133 
134    - Better handling of the number of copies in the PCLXL parser.
135   
136    - Better handling of the number of copies in the PCL3/4/5 parser.
137     
138  * 1.61 :
139 
140    - Improved PCL3/4/5 parser.
141   
142    - Better handling of the number of copies in the PostScript parser.
143      Now the number can be different from page to page.
144   
145  * 1.60 :
146 
147    - Improved PCLXL parser.
148   
149  * 1.59 :
150   
151    - Major rewrite of the PDF parser to correctly handle all line endings.
152     
153  * 1.58 :
154 
155    - Fix for PDF files which contain several versions of the same PDF object.
156   
157    - Doesn't break when python-psyco is not available.
158   
159  * 1.57 :
160 
161    - Fixed a recently introduced bug in binary postscript handling code. 
162   
163  * 1.56 :
164 
165    - Renamed the library from pdlanalyzer into pkpgpdls to avoid problems
166      when the code will be integrated back into PyKota.
167     
168  * 1.55 :
169 
170    - Added support for OpenOffice.org Writer and Impress documents.
171   
172  * 1.54 :
173   
174    - Added online documentation and a manual page.
175   
176  * 1.53 :
177 
178    - Moved code around to improve maintainability.
179   
180  * 1.52 :
181 
182    - Added support for the TIFF format.
183   
184  * 1.51 :
185 
186    - Added support for the DVI format.
187   
188  * 1.50 :
189 
190    - Major code changes to modularize. The pkpgcounter command line tool
191      is now just an almost empty skeleton, which uses the pdlanalyzer
192      library.
193     
194    - Several improvements to the parsing code. 
195     
196  * 1.00 :
197
198    - First release.
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