Your email is *very* timely, because it was on Friday (11/13/2009)
that the Acrobat team gave the proverbial "green light" to open-source
these mapping resources.
Anyway, I plan to spend the better part of the coming week preparing
the files, which primarily amounts to adding the open source license
to the headers of each file. The tentative name of the open source
project is "Mapping Resources for PDF."
BTW, you might find the following forum thread to be helpful:
With best regards...
On 2009/11/15, at 15:12, Albert Astals Cid wrote:
> A Dijous, 24 de setembre de 2009, Ken Lunde va escriure:
>> I discussed this with the Acrobat team today, and putting the Acrobat
>> mapping files under the same open source license sees very favorable.
>> If I can make it happen, it may take until the end of October for the
>> open source project to go live. I am less then a week away from my
>> annual pronghorn antelope hunt, which involves driving from
>> to Wyoming, and after that I am attending IUC33. See:
>> I am giving two presentations, and just started working on them.
>> In any case, I will keep you posted.
> How is the open sourcing of Adobe-Japan1-UCS2, GBK-EUC-UCS2, Adobe-
> GBpc-EUC-UCS2, etc. progressing?
>> -- Ken
>> On 2009/09/23, at 16:25, Karl Berry wrote:
>>> Hi Ken,
>>>> GBK-EUC-UCS2, Adobe-GB1-UCS2, GBpc-EUC-UCS2, etc. Are they
>>> If these Acrobat-specific mapping files are to be placed under the
>>> same open source license,
>>> That would be very desirable.
>>> I will need to work with the Acrobat development team. I would
>>> prefer that they be included in a separate open source project.
>>> However it works best for you.
>>> We greatly appreciate all your efforts!
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