[gs-bugs] [Bug 692252] GS fails to read some PDF files

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Mon Jun 6 05:30:12 UTC 2011


http://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=692252

Ray Johnston <ray.johnston at artifex.com> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
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             Status|RESOLVED                    |REOPENED
         Resolution|FIXED                       |

--- Comment #4 from Ray Johnston <ray.johnston at artifex.com> 2011-06-06 05:30:12 UTC ---
I'm not sure that I am in favor of accepting such egregious violations of
the PDF spec and loading ghostscript withcruft to work around it, potentially 
slowing things down.

If this were an important customer or a common emitter of PDF that just
happened to "make a mistake" that's one thing, but in this case the /Info
shows lack of respect for PDF conventions:

Title:
Keywords: ROOT
Creator: ROOT Version 5.24/00
CreationDate: D:20110518193212

I'd recommend that the patch be reverted to force the creator to fix
their problem, and this be closed as WONTFIX

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