Text copy impossible in kpdf

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Mon Apr 21 13:26:27 UTC 2008

Donn wrote:

>> > Is it a copy protected PDF? (silly question but worth a shot)
>> Not so silly: you are quite right. I was not aware of that possibility,
>> and that's just what happened to me. On ordinary files, kpdf works
>> perfectly.
> Isn't that a *tiny* bit DRM(ish) ? Just wondering, not sure I savvy DRM
> really.
It's _exactly_ DRMish.  The config option is "Obey DRM restrictions".  I
presume it's turned on by default to keep corporate types happy, but being
Linux, of course you can turn it off.

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