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Bug 540539 - Review Request: gpdftext - Ebook PDF editor
Summary: Review Request: gpdftext - Ebook PDF editor
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: Package Review
Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Nobody's working on this, feel free to take it
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2009-11-23 15:54 UTC by Rahul Sundaram
Modified: 2013-03-13 05:46 UTC (History)
7 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2010-12-17 15:26:47 UTC

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Description Rahul Sundaram 2009-11-23 15:54:26 UTC
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gPDFText is a text editor that opens PDF documents for ebook readers, 
converts the text contents into plain ASCII text, restores the original 
paragraphs and removes unwanted line breaks to allow easier zooming on the 

Comment 1 Rahul Sundaram 2009-11-24 00:16:55 UTC
Scratch build at

Comment 2 Thomas Spura 2009-11-29 00:34:12 UTC
Just a few comments for now:

- Why do you provide a own desktop file?
  The original desktop file will be translated, your provided one probably never.
  You should patch the desktop file and send your patch upstream to correct the
  missing ';'...

- The desktop file contains a mime type:

Comment 3 Rahul Sundaram 2009-11-30 07:47:35 UTC
Yes, upstream has been notified about the problems in the supplied desktop file and it has been fixed for the upstream release. It is not just the missing semi colons. I have provided my own as a temporary workaround

update-desktop-database has been added.

Comment 4 Christoph Wickert 2009-11-30 08:13:08 UTC
Why not use a quick sed fix as described in ?

Comment 5 Rahul Sundaram 2009-11-30 14:14:30 UTC
I prefer not using sed since the file can change upstream without me noticing with undesirable side effects. Anyway, it is temporary workaround since upstream is releasing a new version soon.

Comment 6 Fabian Affolter 2010-03-02 13:48:37 UTC
0.1.0 was released some times ago.

Comment 7 Fabian Affolter 2010-06-15 14:41:30 UTC
0.1.1 is out.

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