[Freewx-maint] Bug#721632: RFP: wxpdfdoc -- wxPdfDocument allows wxWidgets applications to generate PDF documents.

Olly Betts olly at survex.com
Tue Sep 3 21:55:14 UTC 2013

On Mon, Sep 02, 2013 at 10:04:32AM -0500, Paul Elliott wrote:
> * Package name    : wxpdfdoc
>   Version         : 0.9.4
>   Upstream Author : Ulrich Telle <ulrich.telle at gmx.de>
> * URL             : http://wxcode.sourceforge.net/components/wxpdfdoc/
> * License         : (GPL, LGPL, BSD, MIT/X, etc.)

You're meant to fill in the licence actually used by the software here.

Looking at the website, it seems to be under the "wxWindows license".

>   Programming Lang: C++
>   Description     : wxPdfDocument allows wxWidgets  generate PDF documents.
> wxPdfDocument allows wxWidgets applications to generate PDF
> documents. The code is a port of FPDF - a free PHP class for
> generating PDF files - to C++ using the wxWidgets library. Several
> add-on PHP scripts found on the FPDF web site are incorporated into
> wxPdfDocument. Embedding of PNG, JPEG, GIF and WMF images is
> supported. In addition to the 14 standard Adobe fonts it is possible
> to use other Type1 or TrueType fonts - with or without embedding them
> into the generated document. In Unicode build CJK fonts are supported,
> too. Graphics primitives allow the creation of simple drawings.
> I have a package which compiles and links its own copy of
> this package (maitreya). It would be trivial to change it
> to link to external library instead.
> But I can't because I find no such package.

I seem to be the only active member of the wxwidgets maintainers team
currently, and I'm sorry but I already have plenty on my plate with
sorting out the wx 2.9 situation with taking on packaging this too.

If you just need a sponsor for wxpdfdoc and can't find one elsewhere,
let me know and I can try to help.


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