[texhax] PostScript output (from XeTeX)?

James Quirk jjq at galcit.caltech.edu
Fri Dec 3 17:17:38 CET 2010

> PDF was originally based on the Adobe Illustrator 88 format, which was
> essentially a set of conventions and prolog procedures for PostScript.
>  However, PDF has introduced other structural components that don't
> correspond to PostScript, such as the index at the back of the file.
There's a nice piece at:


which provides some of the thinking which led to PDF.
> -pd

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