[Dev-luatex] PDF validation
fabrice.popineau at supelec.fr
Sun Feb 7 17:21:53 CET 2016
2016-02-07 17:17 GMT+01:00 Patrick Gundlach <patrick at gundla.ch>:
> > Shouldn't those parenthesis be escaped in some way? Or is it the
> validator parser which is buggy?
> The spec allows nested parenthesis:
> PDF Spec 1.7 3.2.3 Literal Strings
> A literal string is written as an arbitrary number of characters enclosed
> in parentheses. Any characters may appear in a string except unbalanced
> parentheses and the backslash, which must be treated specially. Balanced
> pairs of parentheses within a string require no special treatment.
> Example from the spec:
> (Strings may contain balanced parentheses ( ) and special characters
> (*!&}^% and so on).)
> So I bet the validator is buggy.
Thanks Patrick, so yes, this is the validator (some version of JHOVE) which
is buggy and the problem is closed.
At least there is an easy workaround.
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