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From: Ulrich Mueller <ulm@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Pending removal(?) of media-libs/pdflib
Date: Tue, 22 Feb 2011 19:14:29
Message-Id: 19812.2788.138643.903500@a1i15.kph.uni-mainz.de
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Pending removal(?) of media-libs/pdflib by "Tomáš Chvátal"
>>>>> On Tue, 22 Feb 2011, TomᨠChvátal wrote:
> Dne 22.2.2011 19:20, Mike Frysinger napsal(a): >>>> Last time (many moons ago) I've checked cairo did not generated >>>> pdf it did generated raster images and wrapped them in a thin pdf >>>> layer. pdflib is generating vector pdf which is a different >>>> thing. >>> >>> You should check again. >> >> are you saying that because you know cairo has fixed itself, or >> because you dont know the answer yourself ?
I know that for my usage cases, gnuplot's pdfcairo terminal produces proper PDF output.
> To my best knowledge cairo can do proper pdf files.
AFAIK, even programs like Inkscape use cairo for export of PostScript and PDF. Ulrich

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Re: [gentoo-dev] Pending removal(?) of media-libs/pdflib Matt Turner <mattst88@g.o>