[cairo] PDF Metadata

Michael Maclean michael at no-surprises.co.uk
Tue Jan 12 05:32:20 PST 2010


Chris wrote:
> The main reason I looked into compiling cairo myself is because I
> require PDF metadata in the PDFs that cairo produces. Since I can't get
> cairo to compile on msys/mingw myself, I'm wondering if metadata
> functionality is still planned?

I brought this up on IRC a while back, and noted that there were a
couple of folk there (whose names I've forgotten, sorry...) who were
interested in working on it, though perhaps not directly as part of
Cairo itself - see below.

> I saw a patch attached in 2007:
> http://lists.cairographics.org/archives/cairo/2007-September/011441.html
> Since then I've seen various additions to the roadmap to include
> metadata but so far as I can tell it never came to fruition. Is this
> still within the realm of possibility?

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