The road to dropping xdvik
On Thu, 2010-01-28 at 10:45 +0000, Jonathan Underwood wrote:
> On 28 January 2010 01:16, Matthew Saltzman <email@example.com> wrote:
> > On Thu, 2010-01-28 at 01:47 +0200, Jussi Lehtola wrote:
> >> On Wed, 2010-01-27 at 23:08 +0000, Jonathan Underwood wrote:
> >> > 2010/1/27 Orion Poplawski <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> >> > > I suspect a lot of our users will be similarly annoyed. This is one of
> >> > > those kinds of tools that "just works" and so people stick with it.
> >> >
> >> > Well.. perhaps. OTOH people seem to have happily migrated from xpdf to
> >> > evince over time (or at least that's my perception).
> >> What do you mean?
> >> # yum -y install xpdf
> >> (clip)
> >> ---> Package xpdf.x86_64 1:3.02-15.fc12 set to be updated
> >> xpdf is still there, so actually nothing brutal has yet happened in the
> >> case of xpdf. When xpdf *is* removed I'd expect cries of rage.
> > Indeed, there are several features of xpdf that evince doesn't yet
> > support. Until it does, it turns out to be useless with emacs-auctex,
> > for one thing.
> > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=451210
> Well, evince may actually be useable from the auctex perspective at
> this point. Also, auctex upstream has a new backend for dealing with
> file viewing which will also make it easier to integrate with
Cool. Glad to see this getting a second look. Thanks.!
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