Ubuntu Touch: Poppler or MuPDF as PDF renderer

Steve Langasek steve.langasek at ubuntu.com
Sat May 18 05:17:34 UTC 2013

Hi Till,

On Fri, May 17, 2013 at 01:25:12PM +0200, Till Kamppeter wrote:
> So Ghostscript is out of the question here as it is large and the PDF
> interpreter is written in PostScript. Poppler has the advantage of
> having a long history and so it should deal best with quirky files.
> MuPDF is written with lightweightness in mind, is the only free software
> which allows filling and saving PDF forms,

This doesn't sound accurate to me - I've used evince before (which is
poppler based) to fill out PDF forms and save them.  Maybe this should be

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