ian reinhart geiser on Fri, 12 Oct 2001 13:40:12 +0200

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Re: [PLUG] I take back anything good I said about ps2pdf.

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On Friday 12 October 2001 07:28 am, you wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 11, 2001 at 10:51:08PM -0400, ian reinhart geiser wrote:
> > you are missing  a font in that the bugger wants in the document.  I have
> > seen this before.   gv can render it but ps2pdf is not smart enough to
> > substitute fonts...
> That's a plausible answer if I were doing anything remotely
> reasonable.
> Instead, I was giving ps2pdf a dvi file, which in no way a state
> machine could understand resembles a Postscript file.

well if you give it DVI i am sure it will never find the correct font ;)

yeah, the debug messages in ps2pdf are not always the best.  unfortunately it 
is the best we have on linux right now.

maby adobe will dip their feet into linux more than just Acrobat Reader some 
day but currently I am not holding my breath.

- -ian reinhart geiser

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