[Python-modules-team] Migrate from PyPDF to PyPDF2

Amr Ibrahim amribrahim1987 at hotmail.com
Sun May 18 12:28:42 UTC 2014

Dear maintainers,

PyPDF project is dead upstream http://pybrary.net/pyPdf/ and is
superseded by PyPDF2 https://github.com/mstamy2/PyPDF2. Would you
consider retiring python-pypdf
http://packages.qa.debian.org/p/python-pypdf.html and migrate to PyPDF2?

FAQ: <http://mstamy2.github.io/PyPDF2/FAQ.html
PyPI: <https://pypi.python.org/pypi/PyPDF2
GitHub: <https://github.com/mstamy2/PyPDF2
Homepage: <http://mstamy2.github.io/PyPDF2/

Here is part of PyPDF2 FAQ:
>     How is PyPDF2 related to pyPdf?
> As the PyPDF2 home page
> <http://mstamy2.github.io/PyPDF2/index.html#origin> explains, PyPDF2
> is a fork from the no-longer-maintained pyPdf approved by the latter's
> founder.
>     I'm a long-time pyPdf user. How hard is migration to PyPDF2?
> Migration to PyPDF2 from pyPdf should be utterly transparent. If
> /anything/ gets in your way, we want to know. Your Python code needn't
> change /at all/, unless you choose to program in a customized location
> for the PyPDF2 module. In particular, ...

Thanks a lot,

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