[Haskell-cafe] ANNOUNCE: Haskell Pdf Presenter (hpdfp) 0.2.2

Niklas Hambüchen mail at nh2.me
Wed Nov 13 19:57:54 UTC 2013

That is great, I've been interested in that program since your POPL 

One problem I've had with it so far:
It takes 100% CPU time when idle, which makes my laptop go quite hot.
Any idea why that could be?

On Wed 13 Nov 2013 18:16:48 GMT, Michael D. Adams wrote:
> ANNOUNCE: Haskell Pdf Presenter (hpdfp) 0.2.2
> I'm pleased to announce the first public release of the Haskell Pdf
> Presenter (hpdfp).
> Project home page:
>   http://michaeldadams.org/projects/haskell-pdf-presenter/
> Project on Hackage:
>   http://hackage.haskell.org/package/haskell-pdf-presenter/
> Project repository:
>   http://michaeldadams.org/repos-pub/hg/haskell-pdf-presenter/
> What it is
> ==========
> The Haskell Pdf Presenter (hpdfp) is a tool for presenting PDF-based
> slide shows.  For example, as a presenter, I like to see the next slide
> before it is shown to the audience as well as how much allotted time
> remains.  I was never quite satisfied with the existing tools for this,
> so I wrote my own and hpdfp is the result.
> Though I originally wrote it for my own use, the tool has matured over
> time, and I now wish to share it with others.  Aside from being a
> useful tool, I think hpdfp is a good example of elegance and economy
> in program design.  Despite being only a thousand lines long, this
> program is full of features that may not be obvious at first glance so
> please be sure to look at the available help.
> Status
> ======
> I've been using this tool in my own talks for over a year now, and
> it is fairly stable and feature complete.  I've only tested it on
> Ubuntu so I don't know if it ports to other platforms.  I'd love to
> hear any field reports about how it runs on other platforms.
> Future Directions
> =================
> I have a long TODO list of ideas I may implement in the future, but
> most development has been driven by the practical considerations that
> I discover as I use the tool.  If you have a use case for a particular
> feature, please let me know.
> ================
> Feature requests, bug reports, suggestions or feedback as well as
> contributions to the documentation or implementation are most welcome.
> Michael D. Adams
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