[REBOL] Re: - R3 GUI
From: compkarori::gmail::com at: 8-Sep-2007 9:04
My belief is that it would be easier to build a simple ( for text,
lines etc .. the stuff documents are made of ) postscript viewer in
View than a PDF viewer. That's the main thrus of why I prefer PS to
PDF. In fact most of that work has been done in the various
postscript dialects we have in Rebol now.
On 9/8/07, Jason Cunliffe <jasonic-nomadics.org> wrote:
> Graham Chiu wrote:
> > We have been constantly lobbying for more support for Postscript.
> > That is how I am currently generating all my print documents.
> > However, Gabriele feels PDF is the way to go ....
> Hi Graham
> <wikipedia says>
> The PDF combines three technologies:
> * A sub-set of the PostScript
> <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PostScript> page description
> programming language, for generating the layout and graphics.
> * A font-embedding/replacement system to allow fonts to travel with
> the documents.
> * A structured storage system to bundle these elements and any
> associated content into a single file, with data compression
> <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Data_compression> where appropriate.
> </wikipedia said>
> Would be interested to hear both your arguments summarized for
> PDF/Postcript exposure
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