Many things

From: Jochen Kunz <>
Date: Fri Jan 28 16:19:35 2005

On Fri, 28 Jan 05 18:30:52 GMT (Michael Sokolov) wrote:

> > - Run the result through tiff2ps(1)
> > - and finaly generate a PDF with ps2pdf(1).
> Could you perhaps be a little more friendly to people like me and Tony
> Duell who actually _USE_ our classic computers for our day-to-day
> work, including viewing classic computer documentation, and make the
> PostScript available as well, i.e., with the last step omitted?
Radio Yerevan: In theory yes, in practice no. The intermediate PS file
was several hundred MB in size. Converting it to PDF reduced it to
20 MB. It doesn't make sense to distribute a file that is larger as the
average hard disk connected to a VAX. I could have gzip (or even bzip2)
it, but as you refuse to use gzip...

Maybe this was not clear to you: We are talking about PS / PDF conaining
only lots of high res monochrome bitmaps. No OCRed text.
Received on Fri Jan 28 2005 - 16:19:35 GMT

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