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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  * 1.84alpha :
25 
26    - Added initial support for the computation of ink coverage.
27      See python analyzer.py --help for details. The same command
28      line options work for pkpgcounter, although it's not
29      documented yet.
30   
31  * 1.83 :
32 
33    - Fixed a famously known 'brown paper bag' issue with file type autodetection.
34   
35  * 1.82 :
36 
37    - Fixed PCL3/4/5 parser to detect recent Xerox drivers' output.
38   
39  * 1.81 :
40 
41    - Improved the gs+Acrobat Reader fix done in 1.78.
42   
43  * 1.80 :
44 
45    - Added support for Zenographics ZjStream input format.
46   
47  * 1.79 :
48 
49    - Fixed a small problem in PostScript parser with dvips output.
50   
51  * 1.78 :
52 
53    - Launches gs less often when printing is done from Acrobat
54      Reader.
55   
56  * 1.77 :
57 
58    - Fixed some problems with the code introduced in 1.76.
59   
60    - Improved PCLXL parser's speed by almost 10%.
61   
62  * 1.76 :
63 
64    - Improved the PCLXL parser wrt undocumented tags.
65   
66    - Preliminary support for Kyocera Prescribe commands.
67   
68  * 1.75 :
69 
70    - Added preliminary support for Canon ImageRunner's "LIPS" or "UFR"
71      (I don't know which) Page Description Language.
72     
73  * 1.74 :
74 
75    - Fixed a problem in the retrieval of named media sizes in PCLXL.
76   
77    - Changed copyright years.
78   
79  * 1.73 :
80 
81    - Fixed duplex detection code in PCL3/4/5 parser.
82   
83    - Fixed PCLXL detection code.
84   
85    - Fixed retrieval of custom media types' names in PCLXL.
86   
87    - Added inactive code to compute ink coverage ala PrintBill.
88   
89  * 1.72 :
90 
91    - Improved heuristic to detect when ghostscript has to be used to do
92      the parsing.
93   
94  * 1.71 :
95 
96    - Now uses ghostscript as the parser when the PS stream was created by a
97      particular MSWindows driver.
98   
99    - Only complains about Psyco missing at install time, and stays
100      quiet when running without Psyco.
101     
102  * 1.70 :
103 
104    - Fixed some PJL escaping issue in the PCLXL and PCL3/4/5 parsers.
105   
106  * 1.69 :
107 
108    - Improved PCL3/4/5 parser.
109   
110    - Improved PCLXL parser wrt PJL stuff.
111   
112  * 1.68 :
113 
114    - Improved PostScript parser.
115   
116  * 1.67 :
117 
118    - Improved PostScript parser.
119   
120    - Improved PCL3/4/5 parser.
121   
122  * 1.66 :
123 
124    - Improved PCLXL parser.
125   
126    - Improved PCL3/4/5 parser.
127   
128  * 1.65 :
129   
130    - Improved PostScript parser.
131   
132    - Improved PCL3/4/5 parser.
133   
134  * 1.64 :
135   
136    - Improved PCL3/4/5 parser.
137   
138  * 1.63 :
139 
140    - Now handles PJL statements to extract number of copies, duplex mode
141      and paper size in the PCLXL and PCL3/4/5 parsers.
142   
143  * 1.62 :
144 
145    - Better handling of the number of copies in the PCLXL parser.
146   
147    - Better handling of the number of copies in the PCL3/4/5 parser.
148     
149  * 1.61 :
150 
151    - Improved PCL3/4/5 parser.
152   
153    - Better handling of the number of copies in the PostScript parser.
154      Now the number can be different from page to page.
155   
156  * 1.60 :
157 
158    - Improved PCLXL parser.
159   
160  * 1.59 :
161   
162    - Major rewrite of the PDF parser to correctly handle all line endings.
163     
164  * 1.58 :
165 
166    - Fix for PDF files which contain several versions of the same PDF object.
167   
168    - Doesn't break when python-psyco is not available.
169   
170  * 1.57 :
171 
172    - Fixed a recently introduced bug in binary postscript handling code. 
173   
174  * 1.56 :
175 
176    - Renamed the library from pdlanalyzer into pkpgpdls to avoid problems
177      when the code will be integrated back into PyKota.
178     
179  * 1.55 :
180 
181    - Added support for OpenOffice.org Writer and Impress documents.
182   
183  * 1.54 :
184   
185    - Added online documentation and a manual page.
186   
187  * 1.53 :
188 
189    - Moved code around to improve maintainability.
190   
191  * 1.52 :
192 
193    - Added support for the TIFF format.
194   
195  * 1.51 :
196 
197    - Added support for the DVI format.
198   
199  * 1.50 :
200 
201    - Major code changes to modularize. The pkpgcounter command line tool
202      is now just an almost empty skeleton, which uses the pdlanalyzer
203      library.
204     
205    - Several improvements to the parsing code. 
206     
207  * 1.00 :
208
209    - First release.
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