[Haskell-cafe] PDF generation?

Yitzchak Gale gale at sefer.org
Tue Jun 1 14:45:22 EDT 2010

I wrote:
>> I have often generated PostScript from Haskell...
>> Then you convert the PS to PDF using any of the nice
>> utilities around for that

Pierre-Etienne Meunier wrote:
> Isn't there a problem with non-type 1 vectorial fonts being
> rasterized during this conversion ?


PDF is just a simplified, compressed encoding of PostScript.
Unless there is some special reason to do so, why would
a conversion utility go to the trouble of rasterizing fonts
instead of just copying them in?

Perhaps something like ImageMagick might do that; its
internal format is a raster.


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