[NTG-context] issue attaching remote files

Hans Hagen j.hagen at xs4all.nl
Tue Nov 5 09:42:37 CET 2019


On 11/5/2019 8:16 AM, Pablo Rodriguez wrote:
> On 11/4/19 7:02 PM, Hans Hagen wrote:
>> On 11/4/2019 6:26 PM, Pablo Rodriguez wrote:
>>> [...]
>>> Would it be possible that ConTeXt could handle the second address with
>>> parentheses to attach the file to a PDF document?
>>
>> hm i see both files in the cache (under trees)
>>
>> i also see both embedded
> 
> I tested this on a Windows 64bit machine and both files are embedded
> (with MkIV and LMTX).
> 
> I have tested it again in Linux 64bit with brand new MkIV and LMTX
> installations and only a file is embedded.
> 
> I don’t know what may be the difference here between Linux and Windows.

me neither ... you can try in data-crl to replace the template

     template = '--silent --insecure --create-dirs --output 
"%cachename%" "%original%"',

so that it uses quotes

>> btw these are weird files (1) pdf 1.4 which afaik doesn't permit tags,
>> (2) imo invalid object references are used, (3) the files are pretty
>> inefficient, and let's not talk about how bad they look (ok, that is of
>> course subjective, but still ... a kind of braindead job for tex to
>> generate such files)
> 
> I’m afraid that outside the TeX world having a PDF file that reflects
> what is displayed on screen is enough for most of the users.
> 
> Many thanks for your help,
> 
> Pablo
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