[NTG-pdftex] pdfetex /pdftexbanner gives pdftex

Martin Schröder ms at artcom-gmbh.de
Thu Sep 9 10:36:48 CEST 2004

On 2004-09-09 09:22:54 +0200, Hans Hagen wrote:
> >is it intentional, that in the PDF file the /Producer and
> >/PTEX.Fullbanner keys mention only "...pdfTeX..." even when pdfeTeX is
> >used? And the etex "2.2" does not appear either. Similar with the
> >\pdftexbanner.

That's certainly not intentional; it probably doesn't distinguish
between pdftex, pdfetex and pdfxtex. 

> i even wonder if we should still provide pdftex, maybe just pdfetex only; i 
> agree that teh key should mention pdfetex in the case of etex or maybe even 
> pdfxtex when that one is used. 
> how about dropping pdftex in favor of only pdfetex? 

That thought has crossed my mind. Let's make 1.20a the last
release with pdftex.

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               Martin Schröder, ms at artcom-gmbh.de
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