[pdftex] pdftex, dvipdfmx, encguide
karl at freefriends.org
Mon Feb 27 22:17:27 CET 2006
I thought I'd pass on this recent note from Werner about pdftex
generating a much larger file than dvipdfmx. He speculated to me that
it might be something about subfonts, and also thought you might already
know about it. But anyway, FWIW ...
Date: Thu, 16 Feb 2006 08:21:00 +0100
From: Werner LEMBERG <wl at GNU.ORG>
To: LATEX-L at LISTSERV.UNI-HEIDELBERG.DE
Subject: Re: problem with encguide.pdf in beta distribution
> the new file is a good bit larger than the old, with several more
> font tables illustrative of the various encodings.
Any reason why you use pdfTeX for this? Doing the same with dvipdfmx,
I get an `encguide.pdf' file with a size of 771KB, compared to your
version which has whopping 1498KB.
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