[Dev-luatex] And now for something completely different...

David Kastrup dak at gnu.org
Sat Aug 27 13:48:53 CEST 2016


David Kastrup <dak at gnu.org> writes:

> luigi scarso <luigi.scarso at gmail.com> writes:
>
>> On Tue, Aug 23, 2016 at 5:37 PM, David Kastrup <dak at gnu.org> wrote:
>>>
>>> So this does not really save us from doing our own PDF backend
>>> eventually (it's not like Cairo's imaging model would not match that of
>>> PostScript and PDF pretty well anyway).  But looking at that file list,
>>> I thought it was worth asking.
>>>
>>> All the best
>> Pehaps
>> http://mupdf.com/
>>
>> mutool has a "draw" command :
>
> Well, we do all the font handling and whatever else already in our
> PostScript backend (which then uses ps2pdf in case a PDF is desired), so
> it does not seem like we are going to win a lot.

by using yet another tool/backend/whatever for PDF generation.

-- 
David Kastrup


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