[Xapian-discuss] PS vs PDF?

richard at lemurconsulting.com richard at lemurconsulting.com
Thu Oct 12 15:20:28 BST 2006

On Thu, Oct 12, 2006 at 03:17:28PM +0100, Olly Betts wrote:
> Currently we build apidoc.ps.  I wonder if everyone would prefer
> apidoc.pdf instead.  PDF is compressed internally so comes out smaller,
> and the latest generation of PDF viewers (e.g. evince) seem much better
> than gv is for PostScript.  And it's probably equally easy to print
> either for most users.

PDF certainly seems more useful to me.

In particular, a lot of windows machines can't easily display .ps files,
but have acrobat reader installed, so are fine with .pdf.


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