[pdftex] MediaBox?

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Fri Jun 15 11:02:49 CEST 2001

At 01:18 PM 6/14/01 -0500, Peter Schröder wrote:

>that? Are you saying that included graphics read code (in the case of pdf) is
>actually handled by pdftex itself rather than graphicx?

in the early days of pdftex one had to copy the pdf code to the pdf file by
using macros in chich case the pdf file hsad to be parsed. Today, pdftex
can handle pdf directly, so there is no need to parse the pdf files
anymore, which in the case of binary streams (compressed) was no fun to do. 

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