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Re: More graphics questions
Mark Komarinski <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Err...This depends on what you're using to make the PDF files. Cygnus creates
> TeX, then PS, then PDF. TeX doesn't like JPEG all that much, so you have to
> use .eps (at least, this is what most of an afternoon has taught me). Jade
> also uses TeX to create PS.
I don't know how Cygnus work, I'm sorry. I was answering based on how
Jade and OpenJade works. PDFJadeTeX works the way I described.
> The LDP uses another tool (html2ps?) to generate the PDF, skipping the TeX
> part altogether.
Greg's using this because he said he can get better PDF files.
Using PDFJadeTeX we can have the hyperlinks to work. Can we get that
with Cygnus' tools?
> If the LDP (hey powers-that-be) wants to support TeX as an output format,
> then you'll need to provide both .eps and .jpg files. At least this was
> the answer to my question on graphics formats.
TeX isn't supported with Jade or Cygnus' tools. Both support a variant
called JadeTeX. JadeTeX is being deprecated in favor of
PassiveTeX. Both are maintained by Sebastian Rahtz.
And, as I've suggested in a private message to Poet, we could get TIFF
files and convert them to PS/EPS, JPEG, PNG and any other format we
need to publish the document. EPS is not mandatory here. JadeTeX
requires EPS graphics, not DocBook.
> If we don't want to support TeX, then I'll go ahead and document the alternate
> PDF tool and advise authors to not use jade or db2pdf to create PDF files.
We want to support JadeTeX. :-)
I don't know if we should say that to authors. "Use jade to get HTML
but not PDF. For PDF use XYZ. For PS use ABC...". This is complicated
> Maybe I'll document the html2ps anyway....
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