Writing PDF files from RunRev (drifting OT)

jbv jbv.silences at Club-Internet.fr
Mon Dec 1 13:36:32 EST 2003



Alex Rice a *crit :

> On Dec 1, 2003, at 5:47 AM, jbv wrote:
> > Nevertheless, there are some huge differences between PDF and PS
> > (like the use of dictionnaries AFAIR).
>
> Another difference: Postscript is actually a programming language,
> where PDF is just a description language.
>

which is actually another side of the same problem : the lack of access
to dictionaries hinders you from defining your own procedures in the
prologue...
But it's the same good old machinery (Display PostScript) still at work
in Acrobat Reader, Illustrator and (probably) inDesign...

JB



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