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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=============================================================================
21
22pkpgcounter News :
23
24  * 1.84 :
25 
26    - Computation of ink coverage now works and is documented.
27      The supported file formats are : PS, PDF, PCLXL, PCL3/4/5,
28      DVI and TIFF.
29     
30  * 1.84alpha :
31 
32    - Added initial support for the computation of ink coverage.
33      See python analyzer.py --help for details. The same command
34      line options work for pkpgcounter, although it's not
35      documented yet.
36   
37  * 1.83 :
38 
39    - Fixed a famously known 'brown paper bag' issue with file type autodetection.
40   
41  * 1.82 :
42 
43    - Fixed PCL3/4/5 parser to detect recent Xerox drivers' output.
44   
45  * 1.81 :
46 
47    - Improved the gs+Acrobat Reader fix done in 1.78.
48   
49  * 1.80 :
50 
51    - Added support for Zenographics ZjStream input format.
52   
53  * 1.79 :
54 
55    - Fixed a small problem in PostScript parser with dvips output.
56   
57  * 1.78 :
58 
59    - Launches gs less often when printing is done from Acrobat
60      Reader.
61   
62  * 1.77 :
63 
64    - Fixed some problems with the code introduced in 1.76.
65   
66    - Improved PCLXL parser's speed by almost 10%.
67   
68  * 1.76 :
69 
70    - Improved the PCLXL parser wrt undocumented tags.
71   
72    - Preliminary support for Kyocera Prescribe commands.
73   
74  * 1.75 :
75 
76    - Added preliminary support for Canon ImageRunner's "LIPS" or "UFR"
77      (I don't know which) Page Description Language.
78     
79  * 1.74 :
80 
81    - Fixed a problem in the retrieval of named media sizes in PCLXL.
82   
83    - Changed copyright years.
84   
85  * 1.73 :
86 
87    - Fixed duplex detection code in PCL3/4/5 parser.
88   
89    - Fixed PCLXL detection code.
90   
91    - Fixed retrieval of custom media types' names in PCLXL.
92   
93    - Added inactive code to compute ink coverage ala PrintBill.
94   
95  * 1.72 :
96 
97    - Improved heuristic to detect when ghostscript has to be used to do
98      the parsing.
99   
100  * 1.71 :
101 
102    - Now uses ghostscript as the parser when the PS stream was created by a
103      particular MSWindows driver.
104   
105    - Only complains about Psyco missing at install time, and stays
106      quiet when running without Psyco.
107     
108  * 1.70 :
109 
110    - Fixed some PJL escaping issue in the PCLXL and PCL3/4/5 parsers.
111   
112  * 1.69 :
113 
114    - Improved PCL3/4/5 parser.
115   
116    - Improved PCLXL parser wrt PJL stuff.
117   
118  * 1.68 :
119 
120    - Improved PostScript parser.
121   
122  * 1.67 :
123 
124    - Improved PostScript parser.
125   
126    - Improved PCL3/4/5 parser.
127   
128  * 1.66 :
129 
130    - Improved PCLXL parser.
131   
132    - Improved PCL3/4/5 parser.
133   
134  * 1.65 :
135   
136    - Improved PostScript parser.
137   
138    - Improved PCL3/4/5 parser.
139   
140  * 1.64 :
141   
142    - Improved PCL3/4/5 parser.
143   
144  * 1.63 :
145 
146    - Now handles PJL statements to extract number of copies, duplex mode
147      and paper size in the PCLXL and PCL3/4/5 parsers.
148   
149  * 1.62 :
150 
151    - Better handling of the number of copies in the PCLXL parser.
152   
153    - Better handling of the number of copies in the PCL3/4/5 parser.
154     
155  * 1.61 :
156 
157    - Improved PCL3/4/5 parser.
158   
159    - Better handling of the number of copies in the PostScript parser.
160      Now the number can be different from page to page.
161   
162  * 1.60 :
163 
164    - Improved PCLXL parser.
165   
166  * 1.59 :
167   
168    - Major rewrite of the PDF parser to correctly handle all line endings.
169     
170  * 1.58 :
171 
172    - Fix for PDF files which contain several versions of the same PDF object.
173   
174    - Doesn't break when python-psyco is not available.
175   
176  * 1.57 :
177 
178    - Fixed a recently introduced bug in binary postscript handling code. 
179   
180  * 1.56 :
181 
182    - Renamed the library from pdlanalyzer into pkpgpdls to avoid problems
183      when the code will be integrated back into PyKota.
184     
185  * 1.55 :
186 
187    - Added support for OpenOffice.org Writer and Impress documents.
188   
189  * 1.54 :
190   
191    - Added online documentation and a manual page.
192   
193  * 1.53 :
194 
195    - Moved code around to improve maintainability.
196   
197  * 1.52 :
198 
199    - Added support for the TIFF format.
200   
201  * 1.51 :
202 
203    - Added support for the DVI format.
204   
205  * 1.50 :
206 
207    - Major code changes to modularize. The pkpgcounter command line tool
208      is now just an almost empty skeleton, which uses the pdlanalyzer
209      library.
210     
211    - Several improvements to the parsing code. 
212     
213  * 1.00 :
214
215    - First release.
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