Hi Amedee, Thanks a lot for the heads up, we'll remove the patches when updating the iText package to 5.5.12 or later.
Regards, Emmanuel Bourg Le 7/07/2017 à 14:17, Amedee Van Gasse a écrit : > Hi, > > I am sending you this email because you are a maintainer of the package > libitext5-java. > > I'd like to inform you that we (iText Software) have decided to remove > all Google Analytics tracking from the iText Javadocs, starting from > iText 5.5.12 which will be released mid-August 2017. > > One of the motives was compliance with the GDPR directive - we can ask > visitors permission on our own website itextpdf.com (which is a Drupal > website, and has all of the requirements for the GDPR built-in) but we > cannot do that as easy on a static Javadoc page. Additionally, when > Javadoc is distributed to end users, and viewed on their local machine, > then tracking is out of the question anyway. > > So if you ever want to make a Debian package out of iText 5.5.12, then > remove-javadoc-page-tracking.patch will no longer be required. > > This is the commit that applies the change: > https://github.com/itext/itextpdf/commit/ec2a56b4585740ae0335d1a3af11fb95c076615e > > > Additionally, I also made a change so you no longer need to apply > utf8.patch: > https://github.com/itext/itextpdf/commit/db999c007b681684d51663fdc877974ba2a36e04 > > > iText 7 (current release: 7.0.3) didn't have Google Analytics tracking > to start with, but that isn't available as a Debian package, so it's > just FYI. > > > If you have any other suggestions that can improve the packaging of > iText for Debian, or anything else, then you can mail directly to me or > mail to commun...@itextpdf.com. > > Best regards, > __ This is the maintainer address of Debian's Java team <http://lists.alioth.debian.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/pkg-java-maintainers>. Please use debian-j...@lists.debian.org for discussions and questions.