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From Andreas Lehmkuehler <le...@apache.org>
Subject [ANNOUNCE] Apache PDFBox 1.8.4 released
Date Fri, 31 Jan 2014 06:25:20 GMT
The Apache PDFBox community is pleased to announce the release of
Apache PDFBox version 1.8.4. The release is available for download at:

    http://pdfbox.apache.org/downloads.html

See the full release notes below for details about this release.


Release Notes -- Apache PDFBox -- Version 1.8.4

Introduction
------------

The Apache PDFBox library is an open source Java tool for working with PDF 
documents.

This is an incremental bugfix release based on the earlier 1.8.3 release. It
contains a couple of fixes and small improvements.

For more details on all fixes included in this release, please refer
to the following issues on the PDFBox issue tracker at

https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/PDFBOX.

Bug Fixes

[PDFBOX-161] - java.util.EmptyStackException from PDFTextStripper.writeText
[PDFBOX-940] - [pdmodel.font.PDFont] Error: Could not parse predefined CMAP file for
                'PDFXC-Indentity0-0'
[PDFBOX-1302] - Got ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException in parsing a Chinese ttf file.
[PDFBOX-1541] - expected='endstream' actual='' failure to parse
[PDFBOX-1585] - org.apache.pdfbox.util.PDFTextStripper.getText() causes thread 
to block
                 indefinitely
[PDFBOX-1625] - java.lang.IndexOutOfBoundsException at writing PDF file
[PDFBOX-1668] - Loading a Russian PDF never finishes
[PDFBOX-1679] - java.io.IOException: Error: Expected an integer type, actual='f'
[PDFBOX-1725] - Character rendered at wrong position
[PDFBOX-1733] - Rectangles have one rounded edge in rendered image only
[PDFBOX-1763] - Exception caused by "Invalid ICC Profile Data"
[PDFBOX-1770] - ExtractText gets all "?" when pdf 's font is instance of PDType1Font
[PDFBOX-1777] - memory leak in org.apache.pdfbox.cos.COSDocument
[PDFBOX-1789] - NullPointerException at PDPageContentStream.setFont
[PDFBOX-1794] - Rendering Problem with Type 3 Fonts
[PDFBOX-1796] - Infiniteloop BaseParser.java:1010
[PDFBOX-1799] - NullPointerException when constructing a PDJPeg using a 
BufferedImage
[PDFBOX-1802] - COSDictionary in COSArray setDirect(true) but dic written indirect
[PDFBOX-1804] - PDFTextStripper Issue related to word positions not correctly 
being parsed
[PDFBOX-1808] - PDFTextStripper.getText - hight memory usage
[PDFBOX-1810] - PDFToImage: Image of pdf is resized and drawn multiple times at 
top of
                 output image
[PDFBOX-1812] - Illegal characters in XML output
[PDFBOX-1818] - Push back buffer is full error
[PDFBOX-1829] - PDF Extract Image Pixelmap Issue
[PDFBOX-1830] - Grey background rectangle rendered at different position
[PDFBOX-1861] - Line is incorrectly dashed
[PDFBOX-1862] - Incomplete signature creation (regression in 1.8.3 with PDFBOX-1780)

Improvement

[PDFBOX-1685] - Verify interpretation of rdf:about for PDF/A
[PDFBOX-1707] - Add dispose() when done with graphics
[PDFBOX-1769] - Fix crash on invalid xref
[PDFBOX-1815] - Suggestion: close files in COSStream
[PDFBOX-1820] - Suggestion: close streams in PDIndex and PDJpeg
[PDFBOX-1839] - PDFImageWriter default BufferedImage type makes output colors 
look poor

Release Contents
----------------

This release consists of a single source archive packaged as a zip file.
The archive can be unpacked with the jar tool from your JDK installation.
See the README.txt file for instructions on how to build this release.

The source archive is accompanied by SHA1 and MD5 checksums and a PGP
signature that you can use to verify the authenticity of your download.
The public key used for the PGP signature can be found at
https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/pdfbox/KEYS.

About Apache PDFBox
-------------------

Apache PDFBox is an open source Java library for working with PDF documents.
This project allows creation of new PDF documents, manipulation of existing
documents and the ability to extract content from documents. Apache PDFBox
also includes several command line utilities. Apache PDFBox is published
under the Apache License, Version 2.0.

For more information, visit http://pdfbox.apache.org/

About The Apache Software Foundation
------------------------------------

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legal, and financial support for more than 100 freely-available,
collaboratively-developed Open Source projects. The pragmatic Apache License
enables individual and commercial users to easily deploy Apache software;
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of its 2,500+ contributors.

For more information, visit http://www.apache.org/

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