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Revision 343, 4.7 kB (checked in by jerome, 16 years ago)

Fixed very important bug in file type autodetection code.

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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>
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20=============================================================================
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22pkpgcounter News :
23
24  * 1.83 :
25 
26    - Fixed a famously known 'brown paper bag' issue with file type autodetection.
27   
28  * 1.82 :
29 
30    - Fixed PCL3/4/5 parser to detect recent Xerox drivers' output.
31   
32  * 1.81 :
33 
34    - Improved the gs+Acrobat Reader fix done in 1.78.
35   
36  * 1.80 :
37 
38    - Added support for Zenographics ZjStream input format.
39   
40  * 1.79 :
41 
42    - Fixed a small problem in PostScript parser with dvips output.
43   
44  * 1.78 :
45 
46    - Launches gs less often when printing is done from Acrobat
47      Reader.
48   
49  * 1.77 :
50 
51    - Fixed some problems with the code introduced in 1.76.
52   
53    - Improved PCLXL parser's speed by almost 10%.
54   
55  * 1.76 :
56 
57    - Improved the PCLXL parser wrt undocumented tags.
58   
59    - Preliminary support for Kyocera Prescribe commands.
60   
61  * 1.75 :
62 
63    - Added preliminary support for Canon ImageRunner's "LIPS" or "UFR"
64      (I don't know which) Page Description Language.
65     
66  * 1.74 :
67 
68    - Fixed a problem in the retrieval of named media sizes in PCLXL.
69   
70    - Changed copyright years.
71   
72  * 1.73 :
73 
74    - Fixed duplex detection code in PCL3/4/5 parser.
75   
76    - Fixed PCLXL detection code.
77   
78    - Fixed retrieval of custom media types' names in PCLXL.
79   
80    - Added inactive code to compute ink coverage ala PrintBill.
81   
82  * 1.72 :
83 
84    - Improved heuristic to detect when ghostscript has to be used to do
85      the parsing.
86   
87  * 1.71 :
88 
89    - Now uses ghostscript as the parser when the PS stream was created by a
90      particular MSWindows driver.
91   
92    - Only complains about Psyco missing at install time, and stays
93      quiet when running without Psyco.
94     
95  * 1.70 :
96 
97    - Fixed some PJL escaping issue in the PCLXL and PCL3/4/5 parsers.
98   
99  * 1.69 :
100 
101    - Improved PCL3/4/5 parser.
102   
103    - Improved PCLXL parser wrt PJL stuff.
104   
105  * 1.68 :
106 
107    - Improved PostScript parser.
108   
109  * 1.67 :
110 
111    - Improved PostScript parser.
112   
113    - Improved PCL3/4/5 parser.
114   
115  * 1.66 :
116 
117    - Improved PCLXL parser.
118   
119    - Improved PCL3/4/5 parser.
120   
121  * 1.65 :
122   
123    - Improved PostScript parser.
124   
125    - Improved PCL3/4/5 parser.
126   
127  * 1.64 :
128   
129    - Improved PCL3/4/5 parser.
130   
131  * 1.63 :
132 
133    - Now handles PJL statements to extract number of copies, duplex mode
134      and paper size in the PCLXL and PCL3/4/5 parsers.
135   
136  * 1.62 :
137 
138    - Better handling of the number of copies in the PCLXL parser.
139   
140    - Better handling of the number of copies in the PCL3/4/5 parser.
141     
142  * 1.61 :
143 
144    - Improved PCL3/4/5 parser.
145   
146    - Better handling of the number of copies in the PostScript parser.
147      Now the number can be different from page to page.
148   
149  * 1.60 :
150 
151    - Improved PCLXL parser.
152   
153  * 1.59 :
154   
155    - Major rewrite of the PDF parser to correctly handle all line endings.
156     
157  * 1.58 :
158 
159    - Fix for PDF files which contain several versions of the same PDF object.
160   
161    - Doesn't break when python-psyco is not available.
162   
163  * 1.57 :
164 
165    - Fixed a recently introduced bug in binary postscript handling code. 
166   
167  * 1.56 :
168 
169    - Renamed the library from pdlanalyzer into pkpgpdls to avoid problems
170      when the code will be integrated back into PyKota.
171     
172  * 1.55 :
173 
174    - Added support for OpenOffice.org Writer and Impress documents.
175   
176  * 1.54 :
177   
178    - Added online documentation and a manual page.
179   
180  * 1.53 :
181 
182    - Moved code around to improve maintainability.
183   
184  * 1.52 :
185 
186    - Added support for the TIFF format.
187   
188  * 1.51 :
189 
190    - Added support for the DVI format.
191   
192  * 1.50 :
193 
194    - Major code changes to modularize. The pkpgcounter command line tool
195      is now just an almost empty skeleton, which uses the pdlanalyzer
196      library.
197     
198    - Several improvements to the parsing code. 
199     
200  * 1.00 :
201
202    - First release.
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