This patch release adds
1. Optimization for converting 8 bit color and gray PDF images to
Before, it was tried to find a MappedPalette for an image, but alone the
counting of the different colors takes a lot of time for large pictures.
Now, these common pictures are converted very fast using a FixedPalette,
although the images occupy more space in memory.
2. Replaced the Windows specific "MinimalShellInterface openFile:"
with the platform independent "ExternalWebBrowser open:".
Now all the examples work nicely also on Macs and Linux machines.
This version is included as contribution in the upcoming VisualWorks 8.1.1