[pdftex] Acrobat 5.0 / consequences for pdftex
sebastian.rahtz at computing-services.oxford.ac.uk
Mon Apr 9 15:29:07 CEST 2001
> On 2001-04-09 14:14:32 +0100, Sebastian Rahtz wrote:
> > the obvious question is, how much of the Acrobat5 features can pdftex
> > support while keeping the PDF files readable by Acrobat3? Is it all
> > hidden in extra keys which old readers will ignore?
> Could be. But older readers will choke once they see the PDF1.4
> in the header. Or you use the versioning feature and produce 1.3
> with additional 1.4 objects. Don't know what 1.3-viewers will do
> with this...
sigh. i was hoping it would be possible to avoid using a \pdfversion=1.4
primitive. probably not
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