poppler/evince text selection patches

Arand Nash ienorand at gmail.com
Fri Feb 19 21:05:52 UTC 2010

Regarding https://launchpad.net/bugs/39321 with upstream

The patches available constitute a huge improvement on the current
(atrocious, my opinion) state of text selection in poppler/evince, but
the patches are not committed upstream and it seems they might be
planning on taking a while, making a separate API for it (ref.
However I still think that the patches are important enough to go in,
what is the policy on that? Could this make it into Lucid, at least?

- Arand

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