Many things

From: Jules Richardson <>
Date: Sat Jan 29 13:43:51 2005

On Sat, 2005-01-29 at 00:52 +0000, Michael Sokolov wrote:
> I'm getting a feeling that der Mouse is about to remind us again that one
> can use GhostScript instead of Acrobat Reader... The problem with
> GhostScript is that porting it to a Very Vintage platform will likely be
> more difficult than rewriting it from scratch.

Actually the problem with Ghostscript is that it's slow as hell compared
to Acrobat under Linux, at least the versions I've seen :-(

Forget about xpdf too - several seconds for each page render on a modern
PC compared to instant for Acrobat.

Oh how I hate PDF :-(

Received on Sat Jan 29 2005 - 13:43:51 GMT

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