[Dev-luatex] Q: Can LuaTeX produce xdv?

Jonathan Fine jfine at pytex.org
Fri Jan 2 19:42:51 CET 2009

Mojca Miklavec wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 1, 2009 at 11:09 PM, Jonathan Fine wrote:
>> What I want is for LuaTeX and XeTeX to have a shared 'extended dvi format'
>> which is suitable for print, for generating PDF and possibly other purposes.
> Just curious: how do you print xdv (what's wrong with printing pdf?)

At present, xdv is mainly an internal format used by XeTeX.

> and what other purposes do you (or would you) use xdv for?

I'd like to be able to view typeset material in a web browser, and 
interact with this material also.

Thank you for these questions.


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