RL02 docs in PDF (re:11/44)

From: Dan Wright <dtwright_at_uiuc.edu>
Date: Wed Feb 19 11:26:00 2003

I've noticed that the biggest pitfall of all the open-source PDF tools is that
they don't antialias well, if at all, so most documents end up looking
noticably crappier then if they had been produced with adobe's software.

Jeffrey Sharp said:
> On Wednesday, February 19, 2003, Kevin Handy wrote:
> > tiff2ps - Converts tiff file into postscript.
> > ps2pdf - Convert ps file into pdf file.
> This seems like a neat way to go, but before making any PDFs by this method,
> I'd check what tiff2ps and ps2pdf do to the DPI of images (any
> downsampling?), what compression types are used in the PDF, what information
> is in the title, author, etc. fields, what color correction profile is in
> the PDF (I use none), etc. There are a lot of parameters to the creation of
> a PDF.
> --
> Jeffrey Sharp
- Dan Wright

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